Real men drink beer. Or whiskey. Real men know how to ride. Real men play rugby. Real men go fishing with the guys. Real men hold the door open. Real men pull out the chair for mama. Real men know how to treat a lady right. Real men give an example to their sons. Real … Continue reading Real men.
This is told in my own words, material taken from Genesis 1-3. I have not translated directly from the original language; I have translated very loosely from English, trying to adhere to the essential facts while making the story easier to read for my purposes. John 1:1-5 "In the beginning [before all time] was the … Continue reading Once upon a time, there was a garden.
Following on from my previous article, against all forms of gender caste system but specifically in regards to soft complementarianism, I want to address one of the most often used words in the soft comp book: authority. The parallel of Jesus' authority over the church is insufficient argument for husband's authority over wife. Ephesians 5 … Continue reading Against soft comp: authority and consent
Following on from my previous article, defining egalitarianism as apart from all other forms of gender roles within the church, I have more thoughts against all forms of gender caste system but specifically in regards to soft complementarianism. I do not hold the bible to be self-contradictory. When I find what appears to be a … Continue reading Against soft comp: ezer and veil.
It has come to my attention that some of these ideas and concepts surrounding gender equality and gender roles need to be clarified. Defined. In chatting with a few of my sounding board people recently, I realised that there are a lot of people who don't understand. What is the difference between one and the … Continue reading Defining egalitarian, soft complementarian, hard complementarian.
I remember the first time I read of Beauty and the Beast, I believe in a Grimm's Fairytale Classics book or something similar. And it was grim. Somehow, though, the story sticks, and the notion of bad becoming good and horrible people changing into handsome princes doesn't fade in a girl's heart, especially as she … Continue reading Beauty and the Beast 2017: a Christian feminist movie review, and Disney finally got it right!
It started when he was 3 months old. Christmas. His grandfather changed his diaper. "Look at that little willie! I'm gonna pinch it off! Pinch it right off!" Papa cooed. It was like some strange game to make the baby laugh, the way grown ups do stupid faces at babies. And I thought, something's uncomfortable. … Continue reading Your chauvinism is showing.