Category Archives: Rebellion

Guarding her equality.

As I’ve demonstrated (here and here), an underpinning belief of complementarianism is that the source of feminist resentment is sinful men, men who are not sufficiently nice and accommodating.  As Pastor Chandler explains, if men are good enough women can’t … Continue reading

Posted in Complementarian, Council on Biblical Manhood and Womanhood, Feminists, Headship, Marriage, Mary Kassian, Pastor Matt Chandler, Rebellion, The Real Feminists, Traditional Conservatives, Turning a blind eye | 218 Comments

The root of the problem.

I stumbled across an old CBMW newsletter from 1995 (the year after VAWA was passed), and like the founding statement the influence of the Duluth model on complementarian thinking is obvious: OFTEN, THE RELATIONAL TENSIONS BETWEEN MEN and women are … Continue reading

Posted in Attacking headship, Complementarian, Council on Biblical Manhood and Womanhood, Domestic Violence, Duluth Model, Envy, Mary Kassian, Rebellion, Traditional Conservatives, Turning a blind eye, Ugly Feminists, Weak men screwing feminism up | 47 Comments

Who is she teaching?

A few days ago CBMW Women’s Studies professor Mary Kassian published a new post titled Does a Husband have the Authority?*  The post follows the Duluth model framing headship as abuse, and the main image conveys the sentiment of the … Continue reading

Posted in Attacking headship, Complementarian, Council on Biblical Manhood and Womanhood, Crossdressing Theology, Domestic Violence, Feminists, Headship, Mary Kassian, Rebellion, Submission, Theological Crossdressing, Traditional Conservatives, Whispers, Women's Studies | 127 Comments

CBMW’s evolving position on spiritual headship.

From the beginning complementarianism has been an effort to split the difference with Christian feminists (egalitarians).  This comes naturally from their belief that feminism isn’t a manifestation of the same discontent that caused Eve to want to be like God … Continue reading

Posted in Attacking headship, Complementarian, Council on Biblical Manhood and Womanhood, Envy, Headship, Marriage, Pastor Doug Wilson, Rebellion, Traditional Conservatives | 133 Comments

It is far worse than he suspects.

Pastor Doug Wilson explains that it is much easier to confront men on their sin than it is to confront women*.  Men, even men who have done terrible things, expect to be called on their sins, while women rebel against … Continue reading

Posted in Pastor Doug Wilson, Rebellion, Turning a blind eye | 222 Comments