Carl Trueman on Monkeys, Fools, and Web Morality

Historical theologian Carl Trueman has a great post up on Reformation21 entitled, hilariously, “Fools Rush In Where Monkeys Fear to Tread” on the way in which Christians puff themselves up on the web and transgress traditional codes of humility and morality. (HT: Naselli) The whole thing is worth reading; here’s a snatch: Now, it is [Read More...]

A True Leading Man: Cary Grant

The NYT has a brief but noteworthy piece up about Cary Grant, a “real leading man.” It has some lines worth pondering in an age when masculine movie characters can be hard to come by: But the winners and Grant’s performances in them are such an important constituent of our feelings about American movies and [Read More...]

Wimps, Goofballs, and Thugs: Deconstructing Contemporary Masculine Stereotypes with Salvo Magazine

Note: this piece is cross-posted today at CBMW’s GenderBlog. A recent Salvo Magazine piece by S. T. Karnick, “Girly Men: The Media’s Attack on Masculinity“, lays out three stereotypical masculine images found in contemporary culture. Here’s Karnick’s distillation of the roles currently available to men in American society: “(T)he war against boys seems to have [Read More...]


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