Category Archives: Submission

Vashti’s daughters.

3 Wives, likewise, be submissive to your own husbands, that even if some do not obey the word, they, without a word, may be won by the conduct of their wives, 2 when they observe your chaste conduct accompanied by … Continue reading

Posted in Gary Thomas, Headship, Rebellion, Sheila Gregoire, Submission, Vashti | 134 Comments

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 | 488 Comments

Headship is unchivalrous.

Last week I shared the tale of Sir Gawain and the Green Knight.  Today I’ll share the tale of The Wedding of Sir Gawain.  I fear that fans of last week’s tale will be disappointed to find that today’s tale … Continue reading

Posted in Attacking headship, Chivalry, Headship, Infogalactic, Servant Leader, Submission, Traditional Conservatives | 70 Comments

That the word of God be not blasphemed

As bad as Stephen Arterburn and Fred Stoeker come off in Every Man’s Marriage, I think Brenda Stoeker comes off the worst. None of this is intentional, as Stephen and Fred are supposed to come off bad for having not … Continue reading

Posted in Complementarian, Every Man's Marriage, Fred Stoeker, Stephen Arterburn, Submission, Turning a blind eye, Ugly Feminists, Wife worship | 98 Comments

Leading *is* serving.

In my last post I pointed out the pattern of complementarians defining headship as service in practice, and leadership in theory.  Dr Raymond Force puts this into numbers as 99% service and 1% leadership, but the message is that leadership … Continue reading

Posted in Armchair Husbands, Attacking headship, Complementarian, Disrespecting Respectability, Dr. Raymond Force, Frame, Headship, Servant Leader, Submission | 42 Comments