Friday, January 18, 2008
–noun, plural -chies.
1. a family, society, community, or state governed by women.
2. a form of social organization in which the mother is head of the family, and in which descent is reckoned in the female line, the children belonging to the mother's clan; matriarchal system.
Matriarchy is on the rise.
Dr. Mohler speaks about it in his blog post: Is Matriarchy the Shape of the Future
"Christians committed to a biblical model of marriage and gender relations must look to this social revolution with a deeper level of concern. The most significant concern must be the long-term consequences of a new matriarchal world order. While Christians support the cause of higher education, the biblical worldview puts a higher priority upon the rightly ordered family and church. This dramatic social change will only serve to subvert that purpose."
The emergence of matriarchy is a troubling development which is counter to Biblical teaching. We must be willing to support the Biblical model. We as Christian men often fail to live up to our Biblical mandates and until we do so we will reap the consequences.