by David and Tim Bayly on December 25, 2007 - 10:20am
(Tim) In an effort to clean up my E-mail queue before the start of the new year, I'm coming across all sorts of goodies--thus the barrage of posts you see.
Here's an excerpt from an E-mail David Talcott sent to a close friend at Hillsdale College after a feminist attacked the biblical doctrine of father-rule in some sort of public campus forum there. David and his good wife, Anna, are both Hillsdale graduates who, from affection for their alma mater, keep in touch with what happens there and call current students to faithfulness to God and His Word. Here David has given an excellent summary of the biblical doctrine of sexuality.
Sorry to pick up the discussion in the middle, but the feminist had dismissed the application of the order of the sexes made by the Apostles in various New Testament passages by the old cultural argument. You know: The commands that women and wives are to be submissive and not exercise authority over men and husbands are obsolete. They were written a long time ago and maybe trustworthy then, but they've expired long ago and have little to no application to our modern, sophisticated, egalitarian, evolved, educated, world. To which David Talcott responds...