Category Archives: Romantic Love

Disney and the Forces of Evil

Via Breitbart, Disney has premiered their first male princess in Star vs. The Forces of Evil: As Breitbart noted, the same Disney cartoon featured Disney’s first gay kissing scene on TV back in March.  Note how the supposed purity of … Continue reading

Posted in Disney, Romantic Love, Social Justice Warriors | 137 Comments

Wilson, Lewis, and Pseudo-Christian Pedestalization Game

As I mentioned in my previous post, Pastor Doug Wilson’s reply to critics of his 21 Theses on Submission in Marriage is titled: And Now a Brief Word for the Wife Beaters Despite the title referring to wife beaters, the … Continue reading

Posted in C.S. Lewis, Chivalry, Courtly Love, Game, Headship, Pastor Doug Wilson, Romantic Love, Serial Monogamy, Submission, Traditional Conservatives, Wife worship | 122 Comments

Real Men Step Up to Fifty Shades of Rationalization.

There is a blog companion to FamilyLife/Dennis Rainey’s Stepping Up® book and video program, and it has a three part series by Scott Williams on Fifty Shades of Grey (50SOG).  With the titles alone, you can’t make this stuff up: What’s a … Continue reading

Posted in 50 Shades of Grey, Book of Oprah, Complementarian, Denial, Dennis Rainey, FamilyLife, Feral Females, Game, Headship, Manliness, Romantic Love, Servant Leader, Stepping Up®, Submission, Traditional Conservatives, Turning a blind eye, Ugly Feminists, You can't make this stuff up | 161 Comments

Was it true love?

I pointed out a few weeks ago that the concept of courtly love has thoroughly changed how we read stories like Gen 29 in the Bible.  Where the Bible describes a very raw sexual passion, we see a modern romance … Continue reading

Posted in Courtly Love, Divorce, Dr. Richard L. Strauss, New Morality, Romantic Love, Traditional Conservatives | 80 Comments

Is Gen. 29 a modern love story?

Note:  This began as a discussion in the comments section of Riding to Lancelot’s rescue, but it seems worthy of making into a quick post. Commenter Kevin asks: I agree that the obsession with romantic love is absurd. But I … Continue reading

Posted in Chivalry, Courtly Love, Marriage, Romantic Love | 137 Comments