I don’t see self-mutilation in the Bible where the function of our God-given reproductive organs is intentionally sabotaged to keep us from being fruitful and multiplying.
G.K. Chesterton is long gone except in memory and his prolific writings, so we do well to consider. Are we still producing such thinkers in our day? And what we do with them when we get them?
Given the importance of relationships to a happy, healthy, holy life, we do well to grapple with what to do when various relationships in life present competing claims.
Maybe what it means to be good men is that we turn our back on the frivolous, unscrupulous naysayers and walk away from them. Tune them out. They’re not really listening anyway.
Good Friday marks the day when Jesus was crucified. And that may be a puzzle and riddle after a fashion, but it has an answer. We call this day “good,”, in short, because God is good.
These facts cannot be demeaning, or else we risk finding fault with our Creator. At the same time, these facts must just as surely have profound meaning and importance.
Intentionally or not, such is a tidy summation of the real war on both women and the whole concept of womanhood. Here is radical egalitarianism in a nutshell for you.
The first woman Eve was made because it was not good for the man to be alone, and so she could help Adam in fulfilling the purpose for which God had made him.
Any conservative resurgence which might succeed in this country or any other must first work at a restoration of these seminal convictions. All other ground is sinking sand.
What are the three greatest struggles facing men and women in American churches today? That is, what are the three greatest struggles facing men? And just so for the ladies, let us make a similar list for the three greatest struggles facing women.