Category Archives: Jen Wilkin

Four legs good, two legs better.

Slate XX has a piece up explaining that women like Beth Moore are much more of a force in driving conservative evangelical opinion on politics than outsiders would likely suspect.  Slate quotes CBMW co founder John Piper explaining that it … Continue reading

Posted in Beth Moore, Complementarian, Council on Biblical Manhood and Womanhood, Dr. John Piper, Dr. Wayne Grudem, Jen Wilkin, Slate, The Gospel Coalition, Traditional Conservatives, Turning a blind eye, War Room | 209 Comments

Androcentric chimps chimping

Lore Ferguson Wilbert explains The Problem With Our Complementarianism Bit by the bug of second wave feminism in the 1960s and ‘70s, the term “complementarianism” seemed to offer conservative churches an answer. Here was a word that described how men … Continue reading

Posted in Acts 29, Complementarian, Envy, Feminists, Hannah Anderson, Jen Wilkin, Midwestern Seminary, Pastor Matt Chandler, Social Justice Warriors, The Gospel Coalition, Ugly Feminists, Wendy Alsup | 213 Comments

She brings a perspective you cannot bring.

Jen Wilkin explains that male pastors need women to preach to women because: She holds an authority you cannot hold. She brings a perspective you cannot bring.  I wrote about the authority question yesterday, but it is worth reiterating that … Continue reading

Posted in Attacking headship, Complementarian, Domestic Violence, Feminists, Headship, Jen Wilkin, Mary Kassian, Rationalization Hamster, Rebellion, Sheila Gregoire, Submission, The Gospel Coalition, You can't make this stuff up | 44 Comments

She holds an authority you cannot hold.

As I noted in my last post, complementarians have jumped from deciding that women are not forbidden to preach to women, to believing that women must be taught by other women.  While the first change was accepted under very dubious … Continue reading

Posted in Acts 29, Attacking headship, Complementarian, Council on Biblical Manhood and Womanhood, Crossdressing Theology, Dennis Rainey, FamilyLife, Jen Wilkin, Marriage, Mary Kassian, New Morality, Pastor Matt Chandler, Rebellion, Social Justice Warriors, Submission, The Gospel Coalition, Tim and Kathy Keller, Ugly Feminists | 119 Comments

The new face of complementarian feminism

I’ve been writing this week about complementarian (covert) feminist Mary Kassian, a Women’s Studies professor at the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary.  Kassian is a council member of the CBMW and was involved with its founding.  She also contributes fairly regularly … Continue reading

Posted in Acts 29, Complementarian, Council on Biblical Manhood and Womanhood, Feminist Territory Marking, Feminists, Jen Wilkin, Mary Kassian, Pastor Matt Chandler, Social Justice Warriors, The Gospel Coalition | 156 Comments