Cloistered Fruit (Not) An Open Letter to the Pearls

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by Samantha cross posted from her blog Defeating The DragonsSo, a friend of mine sent me this post by Michael and Debi Pearl the other day. I encourage you to go read it, just so that you have some context for the following rant and can follow along. … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: Clumsy and Unfeeling?

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by Debi Pearl of No Greater Joy in "Cloistered Fruit" To most young brides the husband appears clumsy and unfeeling. But as the wife continues to obey and reverence her young husband, … [Read more...]

Vyckie Garrison at Eschaton 2012

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From the Canadian Atheist: Vyckie Garrison attended Eschaton 2012 in Ottawa as a guest and a featured speaker:Vyckie Garrison, single mom of 7 kids, is a former adherent of the Quiverfull movement – a growing segment of Christian fundamentalist who advocate biblical patriarchy, prolific motherhood, homeschooling, courtship & betrothal, and more. … [Read more...]

The Fundy World Tales: Part 1

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by Bruce Gerencser cross posted from his blog The Way ForwardSetting the StoryMy parents were saved (put their faith in Jesus) at the Scott Memorial Baptist Church, San Diego, California (now Shadow Mountain Community Church) in the early 1960’s. The pastor of the church was Tim LaHaye. … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: Public Schools Do What?

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by Mary Pride of Homeschool World - Sibling Revelry However, in one respect these books do get it right. In school, kids learn to segregate themselves by age. Older kids learn to be embarrassed about spending time with younger kids. Schoolkids also quickly learn the art of the putdown, … [Read more...]

CTBHHM: Debi Pearl and the Sex-Obsessed Babysitter

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by Libby Anne cross-posted from her blog Love, Joy, FeminismCreated To Be His Help Meet, pp. 65-67Debi starts with a letter from a reader. Dear Pearls, … [Read more...]

Laughter is Good Medicine: Adam & Eve?

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So here we are again, it's not Monday but it sure feels like it after the long weekend. So here's something to given you a giggle. No disrespect meant to any Asian culture or people. … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: Explaining Self-Editing?

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by Tony Reinke from John Piper's Desiring God - "Those Deleted Tweets" Monday night, in the wake of the devastating tornado in Oklahoma, John Piper posted two tweets at 11:00pm (CST). Both tweets quoted the first chapter of Job. … [Read more...]

New Duggar Book Delayed

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According to the unofficial Duggar Family blog the new book written by the Duggar daughters, "Growing Up Duggar",  has had it's release date pushed back until next year. Here's what they said.3rd Duggar Book...Coming in 2014 … [Read more...]

Memorial Day

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Rather than repost an article or two about Memorial Day or the military here's a list of links to a number of great articles about the sacrifices made by those in our armed services.Huffington Post - Honoring Muslim American Veterans On Memorial DayHuffington Post - Giving Thanks For All Who Have Worn 'The Uniform' … [Read more...]


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