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The Statement on Social Justice and the Gospel Denies the Gospel and God’s Justice

The “Statement on Social Justice and the Gospel” came out a year ago and is worth looking at once again. Scrutiny reveals that the statement perverts both the gospel and one of the gospel’s components, social justice. The first paragraph … Continue reading

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Treating Women as People Does Not Depend on Their Relationship to Men

Our expectations for how men should treat women are often stated in the negative — don’t abuse; don’t oppress; don’t sexually assault. These are obvious, bare minimum standards for male behavior that shouldn’t have to be stated, but here we … Continue reading

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Writing Like a Girl – one man’s aspiration

I’ve been told by more than one commenter over the years that I write like a girl – or words to that effect – and they’ve not intended it as a compliment. Too bad for them, because I took it … Continue reading

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The Nature of Wisdom – Women, Rationality, and Reason

[Wisdom from guest blogger Rachel Darnall.] Earlier this week, my good friend Jennifer Greenberg, who gets more than her fair share of trolls, attracted the attention of a certain “christian” gentleman who went a few rounds arguing with her, then … Continue reading

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Harem Building – the revealing patriarchy at Paige Patterson’s seminary

There are men who preach that women are made by God to be subordinate to men in all matters – home or church, work or play. Some of these men run seminaries where they teach other men the same, and … Continue reading

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Party Crasher – a woman’s story

[From the archives.] I almost stumbled over her as I brought in another platter of food for the table. She must have slipped in when no one was looking. She knelt to the floor behind the Rabbi as he reclined at the … Continue reading

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Men: Stop Blaming Women for Your Lust

[Lusting after women and the male responsibility, from the archives.] Suppose an attractive member of your church walks in on a men’s Bible study one morning and strips off her clothes and then dances in a very sexual manner. Is she … Continue reading

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Staying Home While My Wife Goes Out Is Fine With Me

[A dialog based on too many conversations, and some turns I would have liked those conversations to have taken.] *** “What’d you do this weekend?” “I spent Saturday morning in the kitchen cutting up vegetables to roast.” “Aren’t you married?” … Continue reading

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All Heroes Have Historically – or at Least Etymologically – Been Women

[For Women’s History Month, an archived post on heroics.] When I think of heroic women I think of them as heroes, not heroines. For one thing, the name Hero has been a woman’s name far longer than the English language has been around. And for … Continue reading

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The Need for Women to Complete Creation

[From the archives.] Back in college I had a particularly painful break-up. It wasn’t painful for her. She told me we were not going out any more and then she started dating another guy. Or she started dating the other guy and … Continue reading

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