A father needs to break the cultural silence about manhood for a boy to hear his call and take the steps to becoming a man.
David tells Solomon, “Be strong and be a man.” Is strength a particularly masculine quality? Does one need to be strong to be a man?
The Bible’s gender asymmetries are hard to miss. But maybe they are cultural necessities. Did God limit Israel’s priesthood to men because of cultural pressure?
Does God wink at the Old Testament guys He liked, like Abraham and David, when they took multiple wives? Is this Exhibit A of the Bible’s patriarchal misogyny?
This Dating-with-Discernment book excerpt advises women daters: you want a man in whom you can invest authority. I.e., you want a guy who is able to take charge for you. Those last 2 words are important.
President Biden has mismanaged the withdrawal of U.S. troops from Afghanistan. But his resolute failure to take responsibility for error stands out. Men in relationship doing this fail in masculinity.
Looking for a wedding Scripture? Psalm 45, an ode to a royal wedding, is a sensual poem that shows what is important in marriage.
There are 3,237 characters named in the Bible, a lot of people! Only 188 are women. Why this mathematical difference? The answer isn’t what you think.
A reader writes: “You don’t really tackle the gender of God, why God reveals himself with masculine pronouns.” This is a helpful question. It is also a very necessary one. Because the answer to the question confers something desperately needed by about half of the image-bearers of God. Many women grow up with a sneaking suspicion at the back of …
(Another Scenic Overlook from enGendered, showing the power of womanliness…) It had been a long time. A long time of dusty desert trails and fearful sprints from danger. He was tired. Tired of running. Tired of not having a home. Most of all, he was tired of maintaining a vision for something that had about as much substance as morning …