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Exposing the fallacy of ‘Monogamy is a Creation Ideal’

This week I found a terrific short paper by Tom Shipley that sticks a dagger in the ‘Monogamy is a Creation Ideal’ doctrine. While I, and many others, have demonstrated multiple errors and fallacies with the ‘Creation Ideal’ doctrine, few … Continue reading

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Words and imported meaning… (video)

How often do we import non-Biblical meaning into the text when we use words that have cultural baggage or accepted external meaning? How might this alter our understanding of roles and relationships between men and women?

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Woman : Sacrifice : Fire (They are related…)

The Hebrew words for ‘fire,’ ‘burnt-offering,’ and ‘woman’ are identical in the original unpointed Hebrew text. Even with vowel pointing, it takes a sharp eye to distinguish between the three. Is there a connection implied? Quite possibly. Strong’s # English … Continue reading

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Wilber and McKee’s ‘mutual submission’ fallacy exposed.. Pt.A

The first of a two part response within a larger video series…

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The ABSURDITY of David Wilber’s ‘mutual submission’ position…

Honest scholarship demands reading both sides of an argument. Over the last several years, I have been studying and understanding what the Torah and Scripture as a whole says concerning headship and patriarchy. In the process, I read a short … Continue reading

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A conversation with men, re: headship and women…

Among the great blessings in my life, as a result of pursuing and understanding God’s Creation Order, is a tight group of men that understand the Word and are willing to unflinchingly take a firm stand. These men are warriors … Continue reading

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Suzerain-Vassal relationships in God’s Authority Structure

Last year, when writing the Torah Commentary series that became Authority, Headship, and Family Structure (According to Moses), I touched on suzerain-vassal relationships in Mishpatim, Exodus 21-24. Here’s the quote to set the stage for additional consideration. A second concept … Continue reading

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‘It’s Good To Be A Man’ has a great weekly email…

The weekly email from the It’s Good to be a Man blog challenging and encouraging men is a terrific piece to get each Shabbat morning. I highly recommend it for my male readers. Ladies, it is worth your time as … Continue reading

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Updated: Intro Video for 113Restoration

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Torah Portion Series: Nitzavim/Vayelech (Deu. 29:10-31:30)

A double portion this week with final instructions to kol Israel! These last several portions teach us about the nations as the clans and tribes are functioning together. And, the whole study is now polished and bound into a book … Continue reading

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Torah Portion: Re’eh (Deuteronomy 11:26-16:17)

Do men really receive a greater judgment in some areas than women? What should men be doing in this age? And, how about women? Does Isaiah 2-4 support what we see in the Torah? Israel will not be restored without … Continue reading

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Torah Portion: Va’etchanan (Deuteronomy 3:23-7:11)

One of my favorite portions, Va’etchanan, has a very subtle but grave warning, particularly to men. The world around us is ripe for judgment and if it begins at the house of the Lord, then we, men especially, ought to … Continue reading

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Torah Portion: Shelach (Num. 13:1-15:41)

What do the spies teach us about headship, patriarchy, the wilderness, the Second Exodus, and the restoration of kol Israel? A LOT! Download our free commentary from our Torah Portion Series page.

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Torah Portion: Behar/ Bechukotai (Leviticus 25:1-27:34)

Redeeming the land and a relative as well as differing values for men and women…  This week’s Torah portion touches on several items relating to our focus for this series: Headship and patriarchy! Read or download for free on our … Continue reading

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Torah Portion: Emor (Leviticus 21:1-24:23)

Unlike last week’s portion that was a mammoth 94 pages, including the appendices, this week’s is more manageable, but loaded with points to ponder as we consider the role of the man as head of his family.  Specifically, we take … Continue reading

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