Sunday, August 08, 2004

Should a Modern Woman seek an Evangelical Man as a Husband? A recent study refutes the idea that evangelical men tend to be authoritarian and oppressive to their wives and children. Quite the contrary. Brad Wilson reports in Soft Patriarchs, New Men: How Christianity Shapes Fathers and Husbands that these men, at least the ones who are churchgoing, are more affectionate, that they spend more time with their children, and that they comprise the group with the smallest incidence of domestic violence in comparison with the rest of society. For the Christianity Today interview with Brad Wilson, a University of Virginia sociologist, go here.

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