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Posted inSex & Gender

Missouri Pastor in Deeply Sexist Sermon

Reading Time: < 1 minute America’s a funny place. Where stuff like this happens: You’ve probably seen this on other blogs and places already. If you want to see the whole thing, here it is: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vU4cueSpYpU TYT analyse it here. I don’t think I need to look in any detail at exactly what he says, but man, his sermon is […]

Posted inReligion

An Introduction to Bro-Dude Christianity

Reading Time: 11 minutes Hello and welcome! A few months ago, we talked about evangelicals’ reckoning with mental illness in their ranks. One flavor of Christianity seems especially vulnerable to this problem, too: bro-dude Christians. Today, let me show you what bro-dude Christianity is — and how it’s made toxic Christianity even worse. (Disclaimer: Today, we discuss toxic Christianity. Obviously, quite a […]

Posted inUncategorized

Complementarianism: The Fight For Their Life

Reading Time: 11 minutes The SBC’s leaders deployed two main strategies: pretending to care about the abuse scandal that’s engulfed their denomination, and promising their core fanbase that they won’t make any substantial changes to the SBC’s operating ideology to address that abuse. Today, I want to show you why they absolutely must maintain the course on the doctrine that defines their denomination–and their way of life. 

Posted inReligion

The Not-So-Casual Sexism in ‘This Present Darkness’ (LSP #95, Ch. 1-5)

Reading Time: 11 minutes Written at the height of the Satanic Panic back in the 1980s, this novel provides us a glimpse into the mindset of today’s Christian culture warriors. It captures the forces that created those culture warriors. Now, we turn our gaze to the stereotypes in the book that concern women. Today, Lord Snow Presides over a rainbow of mischaracterizations and strawmen–er, strawwomen!

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