Category Archives: Wife worship

How chivalry (and mamma’s boys) brought us women’s suffrage and feminism.

On the Moral Superiority of Women explains how suffragists turned traditional conservatives’ chivalrous arguments against them.  Chivalry/courtly love teaches that women are the source of manners and morality, and that men are made moral by becoming enslaved by romantic love … Continue reading

Posted in Chivalry, Complementarian, Courtly Love, Feminists, Suffrage, Traditional Conservatives, Wife worship | 53 Comments

Kids these days

Several readers pointed out the anachronism in the Stanton quote I included in my last post: Ask any young woman how she vets all the nice young men who approach to decide who will advance to the bonus round of … Continue reading

Posted in Courtly Love, Death of courtship, Disrespecting Respectability, Finding a Spouse, Focus on the Family, Glenn Stanton, The only real man in the room, Traditional Conservatives, Turning a blind eye, Weak men screwing feminism up, Wife worship | 130 Comments

How Lancelot vanquished British Christianity.

In The Death of Christian Britain Callum Brown argues that contrary to the accepted narrative Christianity did not steadily decline in Britain as a result of urbanization and industrialization, but instead suddenly collapsed in the 1960s.  …women, rather than cities or social … Continue reading

Posted in C.S. Lewis, Callum Brown, Chivalry, Courtly Love, The Death of Christian Britain, Wife worship | 95 Comments

She’s in love with a bad boy.

Secular historian Callum Brown investigated British Christian literature and found that around 1700 a new narrative appeared, where women were “the angel of the house”.   As he explained in The Death of Christian Britain …women’s spiritual destiny was virtually never portrayed … Continue reading

Posted in Callum Brown, Christian Films, Kendrick Brothers, Movies, Rationalization Hamster, The Death of Christian Britain, Turning a blind eye, Wife worship | 105 Comments

What to do when the tingles wane.

In modern Christian theology, the wife’s vagina is God’s messenger.  If a woman isn’t sexually attracted to her husband it is a sign of God’s displeasure in her husband. Sheila Gregoire has adopted the same modern Christian teaching, and brings … Continue reading

Posted in Attacking headship, Book of Oprah, Disrespecting Respectability, Gary Thomas, Rebellion, Romantic Love, selling divorce, Sheila Gregoire, Threatpoint, Ugly Feminists, Wake-up call, Whispers, Wife worship | 123 Comments