Complementarians have no tolerance for beating because we believe the Bible to teach that headship and submission are willing and loving acts, not oppressive patriarchy. Truly biblical patriarchy is a call to die, not to beat. It is a call for husbands to sacrifice for the good of his wife and family. It is a call for husbands to protect from oppression, not administer it.
Friday, February 1, 2008
complementarianism and domestic violence
Today's post at the CBMW Gender Blog states that there is no room for domestic violence under the complementarian view of headship authority of the husband: