Wednesday, August 16, 2006

Men Rule!

I've always been suspect of folk that refer to Genesis to point out that the male of the species was meant to domineer it over the female of the species.

They point gleefully to the verse stating the the woman will desire after her husband, and he will rule over her. The Bible says it, I believe it, and that settles it.

What they don't point out is that this is a curse -- a result of the sin of the Fall. This was not how G-d designed things to be. (Life is so much easier if we don't mess with context.)

And ladies, can you think of a worse punishment than having us guys in charge?

Alice Bass gets it right in The Fairfax. Hop on over for her take on the curse.

Just my thoughts,



Anonymous said...

Hey Sean,
I hope things go well on Friday!

We;re praying for you all here at Taproot.


Anonymous said...

The Bible says it, I believe it, and that settles it.

Sure that's "The Bible" and not "The Koran"?

Every time I hear the phrase "God Says It, I Believe It, That Settles It," I half-expect it to be immediately followed by "Allahu Akbar!".