This section of the Raised Quiverfull Project showcases the participants’ responses to four questions about how and why they first questioned Christian Patriarchy and Quiverfull beliefs. If you would like to read the questions and answers to these four questions in one document, click here.
1) How were you first exposed to “mainstream” American culture? What were your first impressions?
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2) What first made you question the beliefs you were raised with? Was this initial questioning a frightening or liberating experience?
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3) What did you struggle with most when you were in the midst of questioning and/or leaving Christian Patriarchy/Quiverfull ideology? What was the hardest part?
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4) Among those you grew up around who were also raised with Christian Patriarchy/Quiverfull ideology, what proportion has remained in the movement and what proportion has left?
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