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collectivizing the gender debate
Culture

Collectivizing the Gender Debate

It seems collectivizing the gender debate is the route being taken in Christian circles. Collectivism is the ideology that groups matter over against individuals. They assert that communities, or groups, are more basic to society since individuals depend on them. Collectivist thinking entails believing individuals are the sum total of a perceived group identity. This may be a group voluntarily joined (like a religion), or a demographic over which you have no control (like your

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Aimee Byrd Feminism
Culture

Aimee Byrd is Not Promoting Feminism

In case you don’t already know, Aimee Byrd was recently “graciously exited” from the Alliance of Confessing Evangelicals shortly after the publication of her latest book, Recovering From Biblical Manhood and Womanhood. Her contributions included articles for Reformation 21 and co-hosting the Mortification of Spin podcast. Her “exit” came after Byrd responded to what appears to be a public inquisition of her by the aforementioned parachurch organization. Perhaps the significance of this will be lost on those who haven’t read her book.

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response mark jones authority submission
Culture

Response to Mark Jones on Authority and Submission

In his review of Rachel Green Miller’s book, Beyond Authority and Submission, Mark Jones offers a critical review suggesting that her motives are good but that she misses the mark. You can read my extended review of Miller’s book here. I don’t know anything about Jones, and the only things I’ve read from him are this review and the article cited by Miller in her book. I can appreciate that Jones at least attempted a genuine engagement with the content of

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Rachel Jankovic is wrong on identity
Book Reviews

You Who? Rachel Jankovic is Wrong on Identity

UPDATE: Rachel Jankovic’s book, YouWhy? Why You Matter & How to Deal with It, grows in popularity among Reformed and evangelical circles. This is in spite of the fact that Jankovic’s book hardly aligned with historic Reformed orthodoxy, which I detail in this review below. But why is this? Jankovic rides the coattails of her (in)famous father, Doug Wilson and Canon Press. Wilson touts himself a kind of theologian-philosopher. It occurs to me that the

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