What did R.C. Sproul have to say about head covers?

R.C. Sproul referred to himself as a die hard concerning the necessity of women wearing headcovers. He is quoted as having said, 

“The wearing of fabric headcoverings in worship was universally the practice of Christian women until the twentieth century. What happened? Did we suddenly find some biblical truth to which the saints for thousands of years were blind? Or were our biblical views of women gradually eroded by the modern feminist movement that has infiltrated the Church of Jesus Christ which is “the pillar and ground of the truth.

It disturbs me that the custom or the tradition of the woman covering her head in American did not pass away until we saw a cultural revolt against the authority of the husband over the wife not just in the home or in the church but in the whole of culture and it frightens me that we’re taking our cue not from the Scriptures but from the culture or the fashions where we live.”

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