GOD’S ACTUAL WAY v. THAT OF THE ELDER BROTHER

This post will take Strict Father rule (or, mostly, misrule) as articulated by George Lakoff in his most recent post at alternet.org — and, I hope, rip it to shreds. Theologically as well as in other ways. And where will I start? Why, where else but in the Bible itself?
“Fathers, do not exasperate your children, instead, bring them up in the training and instruction of the Lord.” Ephesians 6:4, NIV. And again: “Fathers, do not embitter your children, or they will become discouraged.” Colossians 3:21, NIV. Based on what I know of Lakoff’s Strict Father paradigm, it is hard for…

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Brian Meadows

Brian Meadows

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An angry straight white Anglo-Saxon angry at most of his 'own kind'.