Category Archives: Too traditional to be traditional

“Look what he made me do!” as a murder defense.

Submitting to the Lord sometimes involves drawing clear boundaries and enacting consequences when a husband sins. –Mary Kassian Fox News explains that a wife who shot and killed her husband was trying to give him a wakeup call in Arkansas … Continue reading

Posted in Complementarian, Domestic Violence, Duluth Model, FamilyLife, Mary Kassian, Tim and Kathy Keller, Too traditional to be traditional, Turning a blind eye, Ugly Feminists, Wake-up call | 90 Comments

Too traditional to be traditional

I’ve created a new category to tag posts:  Too traditional to be traditional So far only three posts (aside from this one) are tagged with it, but the thought process is common so I’m sure more are to come: They’re … Continue reading

Posted in Too traditional to be traditional, Traditional Conservatives | 11 Comments

They’re too traditional to stay married.

Rollo kindly shared a New Yorker article that he thought I’d be interested in: A Sociologist of Religion on Protestants, Porn, and the “Purity Industrial Complex” The article is an interview with sociologist Samuel L. Perry, who is looking at … Continue reading

Posted in Albert Mohler, Attacking headship, Christian Post, Complementarian, Dave and Ann Wilson, Divorce, Non burning bush, Pastor Doug Wilson, Rollo Tomassi, Threatpoint, Too traditional to be traditional, Turning a blind eye, Ugly Feminists, Wake-up call, Weak men screwing feminism up | 187 Comments

The season of singleness.

One of the biggest impacts of the sexual revolution and second wave feminism is the trend of women delaying marriage to focus on a combination of sexual promiscuity, education, and career.  A quick and dirty way to visualize this is … Continue reading

Posted in Allyson Rowe, Book of Oprah, Complementarian, Data, Finding a Spouse, Too traditional to be traditional, Traditional Conservatives, Turning a blind eye, Ugly Feminists, You can't make this stuff up | 230 Comments

The unbearable cuteness of complementarianism.

There is a cuteness to complementarianism that I struggle to name, but it is a form of gleefully smug cynicism.  I’ll offer two examples in this post.  Exhibit A is How Jesus Trains Husbands by Guy M. Richard.  Richard absolutely … Continue reading

Posted in Complementarian, Dr. Everett Piper, Rollo Tomassi, Too traditional to be traditional, Traditional Conservatives | 208 Comments