Category Archives: Romantic Love

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

Why bother identifying the reason the gate was erected?

The whole modern world has divided itself into Conservatives and Progressives. The business of Progressives is to go on making mistakes. The business of Conservatives is to prevent mistakes from being corrected. –G. K. Chesterton Commenter seventiesjason wrote: as for … Continue reading

Posted in Chivalry, Courtly Love, G. K. Chesterton, Romantic Love, Traditional Conservatives | 25 Comments

Is it a sin to go against God’s command?

In Sex and the Straw Man–an Exercise in Logic David Gudeman at Brain Legions charges that I relied on straw man arguments in my post Does romantic love sanctify married sex?  Gudeman writes: It would be pretty ridiculous if Bayly … Continue reading

Posted in Divorce, Pastor Tim Bayly, Romantic Love | 53 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