CTBHHM: Michael Pearl’s Stamp of Approval

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by Libby AnneCreated to Be His Help Meet, pp. 13Created to Be His Help Meet, a popular evangelical/fundamentalist marriage manual, begins with a one page introduction by author Debi Pearl’s … [Read more...]

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Corporal Punishment and The End of The Red Stick

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by Becoming WorldlyThis picture could be anybody’s little sister blindfolded and hitting a piñata at her Dad’s house for another sibling’s birthday. But it isn’t. It’s my little sister. She lives in a different world than I did. One with her own bedroom and court-ordered visitation and Christmas presents from a kind stepmother. She has never been … [Read more...]

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Quoting Quiverfull: What is Quiverfull?

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by Jimbob and Michelle Duggar pages 92 to 93 in their book "A Love That Multiples" We find it amusing how many reporters copy and paste information they find about us that someone else has copied and pasted without checking the facts. For instance, even though Wikipedia … [Read more...]

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Happy is the Man That Has His Quiver Full of Them

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by Bruce GerencserWhen Polly and I married in 1978, we planned to have three children.  We wanted to wait a year or so before we started having children, but six-weeks into marriage Polly became pregnant. Our son Jason was seven weeks before our first wedding anniversary.In 1981, Nathan … [Read more...]

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Quoting Quiverfull: Return to Biblical Doctrine

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by R.J. Rushdooney at Ladies Against Feminism The tragedy of the women’s rights movement was that, although it had serious wrongs to correct, it added to the problem, and here the resistance of man was in as large a measure responsible. Instead of restoring … [Read more...]

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Civility Pledge: Creating a Safe Environment for Constructive and Healing Conversation

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by Vyckie GarrisonWhen it comes to a discussion of the inherently pernicious elements of the Quiverfull ideal, such as patriarchy, fundamentalism, bible "literalism," Dominionism, etc., which result in the spiritual abuse of Christian women and their families, it is too easy to be sarcastic, condescending, harsh, … [Read more...]

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Quoting Quiverfull: Risking What?

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by Gary Knapp on the Joe Bayly Blog - February 15, 2013 I must confess that I am a little confused... For years in the abortion debate we have been told that abortion must be available to protect the life of the pregnant woman. It would seem that staying alive has been very important to our women to the degree that if a baby … [Read more...]

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Should Christians Use Birth Control? A Guest Post

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by Ian - Guest writer from Bruce Gerencser's blog  The Way ForwardI am writing this in response to thoughts put out by Pastor Steven Anderson. Guys like this are sick in the head and very dangerous. Given the right opportunity, he would call his followers to take up … [Read more...]

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We are not the enemies of our best selves

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by SierraI’ve spent the past few years very plugged in to social justice media. When I get my news, for good or ill, it’s about the progress or regress of the social issues I care about. The rest of the time, I don’t pay attention. Issues that don’t elicit an intellectual or emotional response in me don’t rise to the surface, because they don’t show up on the blogs I read or the … [Read more...]

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Quoting Quiverfull: Better Preperation For The ‘Real World’?

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Mary Pride in Homeschooling World "Getting Started in Homeschooling" -undated Better Preparation for the Real World. Modern schools only seem normal to us because we have been brought up from birth to accept them. Actually, they are highly unnatural environments. Where else … [Read more...]

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