That Hideous Strength – Part 2 – The Gender Agenda

Dec 4, 2018 by

by David Robertson, theweeflea:

Well that accelerated pretty quickly – as soon as I feature Melvin Tinkers That Hideous Strength – he gets banned from preaching at the CU carol service in Derby (see this weeks Quantum)!  Not that I am claiming direct correlation – but it will be interesting to see what happens after our second look at the book!  Before we do that have a look at this short video in which Melvin summarises the premise behind the book.

Part 2 – The Gender Agenda

In chapter 4 Melvin identifies something that is absolutely vital and yet which many Christian leaders seem to be either unaware of, or reluctant to deal with.    It is also something which our politicians seem ignorant of, or indeed powerless to deal with (although there are a handful such as Patrick Harvie and the Greens who know precisely what is happening).

In this chapter Tinker superbly summarises what has happened to the West on the issue of sexuality by describing the Gramscian strategies used by those who are opposed to a biblical world view.

A vital book in this was Kirk and Madsens’ After the Ball: How America Will Conquer its Fear and Hatred of Gays in the 90’s.  Kirk and Madsen combined psychiatry and public relations expertise to set out their strategy.    They advocated a gradualist approach (getting your foot in the door) before going on to use three ploys.

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