Part 1 is here.
Part 2 is here.
I believe that there is much value in many principles of the Courtship Movement. We have put many aspects of Christian Courtship into practice in our own home. I believe that each family must consider carefully how they will go about the process of managing their children's transitions into adulthood, and that what is right for one family may not necessarily be right for another. The following is only one mother's response to certain aspects of the courtship movement, and will likely be misunderstood if not read against the backdrop of the content of parts 1 and 2 of this series.
What I am leery of, in the Courtship Movement:
Let’s not Override a Biochemical System Designed by God
|Eugen de Blaas, PD-OLD|
"Judge Not", and, You’re Maybe not as Special as You Think You are.
|Haynes King, PD-OLD|
"Emotional Purity" is not in Your Bible’s Concordance
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Are We Creating Princess and Knight Expectations That Weren’t Even Realistic in the Middle Ages?
|Photo: David Ball|
I think that the concept of Biblical Courtship is, perhaps, one of the best things that has happened for Christian young people in a while. However, I also believe that it is best lived out with a focus on principles and intentions rather than formulaic rules and constraints. More to come...
For an additional discussion of this topic, I highly commend to you this post.
A post on the question of whether "emotional purity" is Biblical is here.
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