Category Archives: New Morality

The chivalric rules of love.

French poets, in the eleventh century, discovered or invented, or were the first to express, that romantic species of passion which English poets were still writing about in the nineteenth. They effected a change which has left no corner of … Continue reading

Posted in C.S. Lewis, Chivalry, Courtly Love, De Amore, Disrespecting Respectability, Every Man's Marriage, Fred Stoeker, Marriage, New Morality, Pastor Doug Wilson, Romantic Love, Serial Monogamy, Servant Leader, Stephen Arterburn, Wake-up call | 92 Comments

Call me unchivalrous.

After due consideration I have decided to adopt the label unchivalrous Christian.  The label is more accurate than anti-feminist Christian, or traditional Christian, because antifeminist and traditional Christians almost always stress chivalry as their strategy for fighting against feminism.  Yet … Continue reading

Posted in Chivalry, Costa Concordia, Courtly Love, Crossdressing Theology, De Amore, Death of courtship, Disrespecting Respectability, Fantasy vs Reality, Headship, National Review, New Morality, Romantic Love, Servant Leader, Submission, Titanic, Traditional Conservatives, Turning a blind eye | 154 Comments

Hail to the V.

Reader Oscar wrote: I finally got around to watching the History Channel’s “Knightfall” fictional series about the final days of the Knights Templar, and imagine my surprise when one of the central plot points is that the Paris Temple Master … Continue reading

Posted in Albert Mohler, Attacking headship, C.S. Lewis, Chivalry, Courtly Love, Crossdressing Theology, Dave and Ann Wilson, Fred Stoeker, New Morality, Non burning bush, Pastor Doug Wilson, Pastor Tim Bayly, Romantic Love, Sir Lancelot, Stephen Arterburn, Submission, Traditional Conservatives, Turning a blind eye, Ugly Feminists, Uncategorized, Wife worship | 43 Comments

Fifty shades of Lancelot.

As I wrote in What is the blue pill? chivalry is a mockery of Christian sexual morality. What was pure was portrayed as perverse, and what was bawdy was portrayed as pure. It was a truly devious joke. We can’t … Continue reading

Posted in 50 Shades of Grey, Chivalry, Courtly Love, New Morality, Romantic Love, Sir Lancelot, Turning a blind eye, You can't make this stuff up | 86 Comments

What is the blue pill?

Blogger Bnonn recently took a catty swipe at this blog and the larger Christian men’s sphere in a sixteen part tweet. 1/16 There are lots of folks calling themselves red pill Christians. This is no better than feminist Christians, or … Continue reading

Posted in Bnonn, Chivalry, Courtly Love, Cuckoldry, Dave and Ann Wilson, FamilyLife, Feminists, Game, Men's Sphere Lexicon, New Morality, Pastor Doug Wilson, Pastor Michael Foster, Romantic Love, Servant Leader, Sir Lancelot, Traditional Conservatives, Wife worship | 201 Comments