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February 15, 2012

Frank Turk Has Some Fun With Egalitarians

Frank Turk takes on the there-is-no-difference-between-the-sexes-in-the-church crowd and takes some fun swipes at Anglicans and Scot Mcknight in the process:

Some of you may know that a couple of weeks ago, John Piper had the DG Pastor’s Conference, and had a lot of men there.  Well, this offended a lot of women, and Scot McKnight, and they had a lot to say about it as you might expect.  Most of it didn’t really make any sense, but it’s Wednesday, and we can’t just leave this space blank.

The message that seems to have really bent them all out of shape and put them off their yogurt and vitamin water is the biographical sketch Dr. Piper did of J.C. Ryle.  In particular, they took offense to Dr. Piper saying this by way of introduction…more

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Masculine “risk-taking decisiveness” contrasted with feminine “intelligent helpfulness,” who wouldn’t take offense to that?  Some of Carl’s sarcasm would seem appropriate.

[1] Posted by Don+ on 2-15-2012 at 10:31 AM · [top]

Hi Don+

“who wouldn’t take offense to that?”

heh. Me. My wife…people who aren’t schoolmarms.

[2] Posted by Matt Kennedy on 2-15-2012 at 10:57 AM · [top]

Interesting comment about one third of the way down the comments to Turk’s article:

“Forget the “degrading analogies about women”. What about Frank’s swipe at Anglicans. We poor Anglicans, always the butt of the joke, always consigned the back of the evangelical bus. sigh.”

By one Matt Kennedy.

[3] Posted by MichaelA on 2-16-2012 at 03:46 AM · [top]

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