Category Archives: New Morality

Stripmining can be dangerous.

From She thought she had a date. Then he suggested going to a spa As it turned out, Alan was a sales agent, employed by a company to beguile unsuspecting women into purchasing goods and services they do not need. … Continue reading

Posted in Chivalry, Courtly Love, Death of courtship, Fabius Maximus, New Morality | 75 Comments

Academics understand that chivalry isn’t Christian

I came across a page on Chivalry and Courtly Love the other day.  It appears to be lecture notes from DePaul University, and is dated 1998. What nearly all conservative Christians now falsely believe to come from Christianity (chivalry) is … Continue reading

Posted in Chivalry, Courtly Love, New Morality, Traditional Conservatives | 150 Comments

A chivalrous view of marriage and divorce.

Pastor Russ Dean* at Baptist News Global asks Why do we continue to label the death of a marriage as a ‘failed marriage’? The United States remains one of the most religious nations on the planet, and in my part … Continue reading

Posted in Baptist News Global, Chivalry, Courtly Love, Divorce, New Morality, Pastor Russ Dean, Romantic Love, Traditional Conservatives | 144 Comments

Chivalry just got even gayer.

Presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg cleverly co-opted chivalry in the service of gay marriage (emphasis mine): Buttigieg, in a speech at LGBTQ Victory Fund National Champagne Brunch in Washington, D.C., referenced the vice president’s less-than-welcoming attitude toward members of the LGBTQ … Continue reading

Posted in C.S. Lewis, Chivalry, Courtly Love, New Morality, Romantic Love, Traditional Conservatives, Wife worship | 225 Comments

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 | 93 Comments