The Trans Movement – Another Form of Patriarchy

Over at Crux, I have a new piece exploring the patriarchal effects of the trans movement. Until lately, if someone had mentioned patriarchy in the developed world, I would’ve thought we were about to embark on a somewhat archaic conversation. But recent events, crystallized by Target’s decision to open its sex-differentiated bathrooms and fitting rooms to the personal narrative of its customers, have me thinking that patriarchy is alive and well.Hear me out.Throughout history, women hav … [Read more...]

Marriage is – Gasp – a Sexual Sacrament.

The National Post  seems to be having a bit of fun with the response of a couple that has been married 55 years and recently gave their testimony at the extraordinary synod of bishops: “The little things we did for each other, the telephone calls and love notes, the way we planned our day around each other and the things we shared were outward expressions of our longing to be intimate with each other,” the couple said in a joint statement to the closed meeting late Monday.“Gradually we came … [Read more...]

Janet Smith Weighs In On Dawn Eden’s Critique of Christopher West

Dr. Janet Smith has just had published a response to Dawn Eden's critique of Christopher West. I think it's worth the time to read it as she clarifies some very important points and raises some fair questions.No doubt this debate will continue. But I really do wonder about all the energy that has been spent critiquing West. Fine, he's not to everyone's liking. De gustibus non est dispuntandum. In matters of taste/preference, there is no dispute. We have different types of spirituality, … [Read more...]