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My latest on Provoketive:

I don’t know about anyone else, but I am heartily sick of trendy “masculine Christianity.”

As far as I can tell, the definition of masculine is culturally driven and narrowly defined.  I credit my favorite description of this to author James Howe in his YA novel Totally Joe: “Guy-guy.”  You know exactly what he means—the type of person who is, in one way or another, a shining example of what it means to be a real man.  Not just someone whose interests encompass home repair, cars, or video gaming, but someone who is considered undeniably male.  Anyone outside that has crossed the lines of what is healthy manhood into the dangerous waters of undefined gender roles. [more]

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