Quoting Quiverfull: Kirk Cameron Wanted Daughters to See No Kissing Wedding?

from People Magazine - Kirk Cameron on the Duggar Wedding: I Want a Guy Who Respects My Daughters Like ThatHe must have a new project coming out to hitch himself to the Duggar Seewald nuptials like this. Makes me sad for the bride and groom that this wedding is being used by their family to increase television ratings without anyone else shamefully glomming on to it for the publicity. … [Read more...]

Attitude Matters

by Living Liminal cross posted from her blog Living LiminalThe other day, I had a conversation at work that got me thinking. … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: Other Women Have Hidden Agendas?

by Erin Harrison from No Greater Joy magazine - Virtuously KindFind is sort of frightening that a Good Christian Woman (tm) thinks so poorly of most of her 'sisters' … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: “Gynecist” is a Real Word?

Ladies Against Feminism still haven't learned their lesson about doing due diligence of the works that they publish as fact. Yesterday they published a piece from American Thinker called Wendy Davis: Dreams from my Uterus that uses the made up word 'Gynecist' as some sort of new word to describe those they called 'feminists' but you or I might say were women that wanted to have the right to make decisions about their reproductive organs. … [Read more...]

The Homeschool Myth

by Lana Hope cross posted from her blog Wide Open Ground In my last post on emotional abuse in homeschooling, I wrote this:The reason I connect this to homeschooling is that homeschooling made the shit seem natural, the way that it was ought to be. In the comment section of that post, one reader writes: … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: Feminism is a Nazi-Like Plot?

by Kelly Crawford from her blog Generation Cedar - Obama's Feminist Remark: It's Not About ChoiceKelly's really on a roll. Not merely content to make fun of an adult child coming to terms with possible parental abuse during homeschooled years now she's tossing about words like 'Hitler' and 'Choice' because of one short sentence uttered by the Commander in Chief, instantly invalidating her argument by the usage of the Nazis. Extremely disrespectful to anyone with Jewish heritage that may have lost family members to the camps. … [Read more...]

“Real Marriage” Review: 65 – 85, ‘The Respectful Wife’

by Samantha Field cross posted from her blog Defeating the Dragons With a chapter title like that, you just know how much I loved it. I probably should have expected this chapter to be more infuriating than the one devoted to men, but I didn’t. My marginalia has a lot more “WTF” and “BS” (which stands for both bullshitand benevolent sexism; nice how that one worked out) than the last chapter did– and I wish I could talk about a lot more than I have the space for. … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: Do Not Be Tolerant?

by Nancy Campbell of Above Rubies - Teach The DifferenceLooks like Nancy got some push back from her own readers and didn't like it very much. Not as much fun when your readers don't mirror back your own ideas and seek to flatter you, now is it Ms. Campbell? … [Read more...]

Journal Entry, April 1, 2010

by Ellen cross posted from her blog When Church HurtsIf you’ve ever wondered what goes on inside the head of a person who is mired in spiritual abuse, this is an example. It is an entry from the journal that I would take to church and write in during services. This entry is from Maundy Thursday, April 1, 2010. I sat in the very back pew and observed the service. I could not participate. As you will see, I was convinced that God had completely rejected me because of the way the leadership had been treating me for about a decade. This journal entry documents the level to which spiritual abuse had taken me. As the leaders and congregation moved through the service, this is what I wrote: … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: Child Training

by Shalom Pearl Brand in No Greater Joy magazine - Steps to Obedience … [Read more...]


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