Male headship, Polygamy, and slavery all have one thing in common--the freedom for one man to use his power over other people. One of the biggest arguments among fundamentalist Christians who support male headship is that the patriarchs in the Bible practiced male headship, but they also practiced polygamy and slavery too. Abraham was a friend of God, yet… Continue reading Male Headship 3—Where Did It Come From?
I've asked women to share with me what their definition of male headship is, and this was one of the best: "Male headship is patriarchy in a marriage or in a society. It's the idea that males should be given some ultimate advantage, priority, or responsibility in decision-making and leadership." There are many variations and headship… Continue reading Male Headship 2—What is Male Headship?