Head coverings #1: the logic of glory and veiling
While head covering debates get mired in disagreement about cultural customs and what Paul meant about the angels, they ignore the central logic of 1 Corinthians 11—that only one glory should be on display in worship. Veiling still matters in the modern day because God’s glory still matters in worship—and that is what is at stake.
When italics won’t cut it
In which I find a difference of emphasis with Doug Wilson, and proceed to emphasize its importance.
Can badass female characters ever be redeemed?
The problem of ubiquitous feminist icons in media is not that they violate God’s design for women, nor that they are often one-dimensional Mary-Sues—it is rather that they generally glorify that which God declares inglorious.
Glenn Stanton represents a broad stream of thought about gender relations and marriage within evangelicalism, where women are seen effectively as the cause of, and the solution to all of society’s problems. Unfortunately, that stream of thought is obviously incoherent, shamelessly unscriptural, and because it ultimately amounts to gyneolatry, actually produces the precise social decline that it laments.
Evangelical complementarian leaders mostly just teaching feminism
The Gospel Coalition tries to teach complementarianism by rebranding feminism, and I demur.
Should women wear head coverings?
For what it’s worth, this is why I don’t read the Gospel Coalition.
Humiliating head coverings
Daniel B Wallace thinks we should abide by the principle rather than the practice. I wonder why we can’t do both.