News & Links: Saturday 24, 2012

International House of Prayer & Mike Bickle’s people start distancing themselves from the Deaton murder & sexual abuse – http://www.religionnewsblog.com/26981/international-house-of-prayer-tyler-deaton?utm_medium=twitter&utm_source=twitterfeed

This is one of the thought patterns in evangelical/fundamentalist/patriarchal theology that harmful. The belief that men cannot control their own sexual urges so women must always protect those poor out of control rutting men. It reduces men to no better than animals and casts every women in the Madonna/whore role. http://thinkprogress.org/security/2012/11/13/1185871/pat-robertson-petraeus/

Not new but certainly worth a read. Abusive Churches: A View From Within – http://www.ccel.us/churches.ch1.html

Has anyone been watching the coverage of Israel bombing Gaza and wondered why no Christian organizations have said nothing? – http://www.patheos.com/blogs/frankschaeffer/2012/11/is-there-any-crime-israel-could-commit-against-the-palestinian-refugees-that-american-evangelical-christians-would-object-to/

Editor represses all reviews of movies that have strong female characters because it goes against his own Patriarchal views – http://jezebel.com/5961594/movie-critic-recounts-that-one-time-his-misogynistic-editor-asked-him-to-stop-reviewing-movies-with-strong-female-leads

More details emerging from the murder of Bethany Deaton by a member of IHOP – http://jezebel.com/5962225/ex+gay-christian-sex-cult-leader-accused-of-arranging-wifes-murder

Interesting article from Salon linking political ideology with birth rates – http://www.slate.com/blogs/xx_factor/2012/11/20/fertility_rates_and_the_election_what_happens_if_liberals_start_having_more.html?wpisrc=obinsite

The blog of Tyler Deaton, IHOP employee that had his wife killed – http://www.isetmyeyes.blogspot.com/

Charisma Magazine has published an article blaming sexual problems on being raped by a demon – http://www.charismamag.com/spirit/spiritual-warfare/15889-can-you-be-raped-by-the-devil

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Today’s featured Spiritual Abuse Survivor Blogs Network member, Kristen Rosser (aka KR Wordgazer) blogs at Wordgazer’s Words

Three great posts from her blog to start with are

Thoughts on the Quiverfull Movement

Book Recommendation: A Year of Biblical Womanhood by Rachel Held Evans

Even the Dogs Eat the Crumbs: Jesus and the Syro-Phoenician Woman

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NLQ Recommended Reading …

Breaking Their Will: Shedding Light on Religious Child Maltreatment‘ by Janet Heimlich

Quivering Daughters‘ by Hillary McFarland

Quiverfull: Inside the Christian Patriarchy Movement‘ by Kathryn Joyce

 

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