Category Archives: Romantic Love

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 | 485 Comments

Sir Gawain and the Green Knight

When I first started blogging one regular criticism I received from traditional conservatives (especially when writing about Game) was that I was killing chivalry.  For the most part I disregarded this with the assumption that they either didn’t understand Game … Continue reading

Posted in Chivalry, Courtly Love, Cuckoldry, Game, Infogalactic, Romantic Love, Traditional Conservatives, Wife worship, You can't make this stuff up | 42 Comments

The love of a virtuous pagan woman tames the beast inside.

The idea that women are inherently virtuous, and that men need women to sanctify them is deeply ingrained.  You won’t find either of these concepts in Scripture, but even commenters on this site can’t distinguish between the moral views of … Continue reading

Posted in Chivalry, Courtly Love, New Morality, Romantic Love, Wife worship | 238 Comments

St. Jerome, the Puritan.

In his post Obeying Your Double Helix Pastor Doug Wilson recommends the book The Worldly Saints by Leland Ryken.  This is a book I read when I originally wrote about Courtly Love back in December of 2016.  At the time I decided not … Continue reading

Posted in Chivalry, Courtly Love, New Morality, Pastor Doug Wilson, Romantic Love, St. Jerome | 47 Comments

Chivalry and biblical marriage can’t coexist.

Swanny River asks: Can someone explain to me what is meant by a marriage depending upon the free will of the married means? Is an arranged marriage an example of people without free will? Women freely divorce and commit adultery … Continue reading

Posted in C.S. Lewis, Chivalry, Courtly Love, New Morality, Romantic Love, Uncategorized | 68 Comments