Being a bloke 101

I've blogged some stuff about masculinity and christian masculinity before 1, 2, 3, 4. It's a good topic and one I shall continue to follow with interest. I read this just this evening on the Gospel and Culture Project blog.

"...in defining masculinity and femininity in static terms, and then in re-enforcing those understandings, many evangelical writers turn a blind eye to ways in which their own culture has shaped their notions of what seems “natural.”
You can read the rest of the article here.

 

4 comments:

meredith said... 3/24/2009 10:35 pm  

So, what do you think of this article, Mike? I think she's spot on, but unfortunately in the tiny majority among big macho Presbyterian men, at least in the US.

ckjolly said... 3/25/2009 9:36 am  

we really liked it.

meredith said... 3/25/2009 9:39 pm  

Hey Christine! I'm glad you did. GCP is the brainchild of one of my favorite seminary profs and I would be surprised if he chose to publish anything that wasn't balanced and well thought out.

Sam C said... 5/22/2009 2:23 pm  

That is so on the money and exactly what has been driving me bananas.

And Bushnell rocks.

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