By Steve Matthews
To promote a woman to bear rule, superiority, dominion, or empire above any realm, nation, or city, is repugnant to nature, contumelious to God, a thing most contrary to his revealed will and approved ordinance, and finally it is the subversion of good order, and of all equity and justice. – John Knox
Evangelicals are nothing if not predictable flip-floppers.
It wasn’t so very long ago that Christians rightly denounced feminism as evil. But let a few decades roll by and – wonder of wonders – yesterday’s ideological foe becomes today’s friend. In keeping with their longstanding tradition of conforming to the world, more and more evangelicals have warmed up to the idea of a woman president – at least so long as she has a credible evangelical pedigree, no Hillary Clintons please – while giving little or no thought to what the Bible has to say on the matter. (more…)