Tag Archives: Patriarchy Movement

What I’m Reading Lately Online.

I was going to put these links at the end of various full posts, but I didn’t want them to get lost, so here they are in a semi-organized lump. Here’s what I’m reading lately from the netosphere that I … Continue reading

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Exiting Far East: Falling Apart.

As I look back at my experience living abroad, brief as it was, one thing that really springs out at me is how secular Japan was. It might have Shinto shrines in its shopping arcades and monasteries sprinkled around its … Continue reading

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Differing Conversations. (We Can’t Both Be Right, Part II)

Have you ever talked to somebody who tells you one thing but tells someone else something entirely different? We call such a person two-faced and we don’t generally like or trust somebody like that. Mitt Romney very famously “flip-flopped” his … Continue reading

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Dividing to Conquer.

Welcome back. We’ve talked here before about Doug Phillips, uber-patriarch and onetime leader of the now-somewhat-defunct Vision Forum (I wonder if Kirk Cameron still associates with them?); onetime rock-star of the homeschooling movement and mentor to countless right-wing slavering-at-the-mouth fundies … Continue reading

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To Catch a (Christian) Predator.

(TW: Rampant sexism. Abuse of children and women.) Hi, folks. I wanted to introduce y’all to Christian leader Bill Gothard. He’s got a folksy good-ole-boy crooked smile; he’s just the right age where an old white dude gets a lot … Continue reading

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The Superiority Complex.

There is neither Jew nor Gentile, neither slave nor free, nor is there male and female, for you are all one in Christ Jesus. — Galatians 3:28, NIV Without blushing, Paul is simply stating that when it comes to leading … Continue reading

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Life After Grace.

I used to hate Sundays, but I love ’em now. No fuss, no muss, get up when you like, putter around in the kitchen, make coffee, read news at a leisurely pace, catch up with my phone games, write, watch … Continue reading

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