Category Archives: Reforming Marriage

Do you smell that?

In The Death of Christian Britain Callum Brown explains that the evangelical narrative in Britain in from the 1800s until the collapse in the 1960s was that if a woman’s husband was godly she was sure to be in love and happy … Continue reading

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Modern Christian teachers of the lesson in The Wedding of Sir Gawain.

In The Wedding of Sir Gawain we learn that what women want is sovereynté (control).  If a husband loves his wife, he will grant her the sovereynté that she covets.  As a result of her loving husband granting her sovereynté, the wife will … Continue reading

Posted in Attacking headship, Chivalry, Complementarian, Dr. Richard L. Strauss, Pastor Doug Wilson, Reforming Marriage, Romantic Love, Servant Leader, Submission, The Real Feminists, Traditional Conservatives, Turning a blind eye, Wife worship | 489 Comments

If mama ain’t happy

A few weeks back I quoted a post from Pastor Doug Wilson castigating Christian men for listening to pastors and living by the rule if mama ain’t happy (emphasis mine): When a false definition of servant leadership is mandated for the … Continue reading

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Headship tomorrow and headship yesterday, but never headship today.

“The rule is, jam to-morrow and jam yesterday—but never jam to-day.” “It must come sometimes to ‘jam to-day,’” Alice objected. “No, it ca’n’t,” said the Queen. “It’s jam every other day: to-day isn’t any other day, you know” ― Lewis … Continue reading

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Riding the security carousel.

Pastor Douglas Wilson explains in Reforming Marriage why women’s sexual sin is different than men’s sexual sin.  When dirty men sin it is because they want sex.  But when misguided and unfortunate women sin it is because they are looking … Continue reading

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