NLQ Question of the Week: Why is Modern Medicine Denigrated?

This is a new series we have started running on Thursdays. Examining some of the questions involving long held Quiverfull theology and life.We've all seen the Quiverfull families that refuse all modern medicine, sometimes with rather dire consequences. I'm thinking of a lady at my former church that had a very treatable form of cancer yet refused all treatments because she believed that medicine was idolatry and that God would heal her. She's been six feet under for quite some time now, dying in horrible agony. Her husband took the insurance money from her death to buy a yellow Corvette, and marry a much younger better looking woman after the death of his wife. … [Read more...]

Lies Women Believe – Review: 91 – 114

by Samantha Field cross posted from her blog Samantha P Field.comI think dividing up the review by the various “Lies” Nancy uses worked really well last week, so I’m going to keep doing that. Sorry for the irregular posting schedule as of late– it’s been an interesting few weeks, but I think I’m back in the flow of things now. … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: Don’t Be Selfishly Inhospitable During The Holiday Because Jesus!?

by Lisa C. Hallahan at Young Keepers Of The Home - A Hospitable Heart For The Holidays Is it really selfish to take the occasional 'Me' day? Or something necessary when raising a house full of kids? … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: Keep Sweet Because You Possess a Vagina and Womb?

by Nancy Campbell of Above Rubies - Sweet Wives and Mothers … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: Keep Cleaning and Stay Happy! (or Else!!)

by Nancy Campbell from Above Rubies - You Make the World Go Round … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: Put Your Womb in God’s Hands?

by Nancy Campbell of Above Rubies - God Is Hovering Over You … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: Surviving the End of the World as We Know it? Part 4 Finis

by Michael Pearl from No Greater Joy - How to Survive the Coming Apocalypse Part 4: Getting PreparedFor all Mr. Pearl's brave and sensible words the day before about how yo shouldn't worry or engage in fear here in Part 4 he does just that. "Government Thugs"? Nice little tidbit of fear-mongering there buddy.. … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: Blessing the World?

by Nancy Campbell from Above Rubies - You Are Blessing The World … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: When Did Home Cooking Get Elevated to “Godly” Status?

Very interesting. Apparently Slate magazine posted a piece by a female writer who dared *gasp!* to say that putting a home cooked meal on the table nightly wasn't necessary and to stop fetishizing the entire idea. The ladies at Ladies Against Feminism became so outraged by that statement that they had to refute it not once, but twice on the same day. I am posting bits of each. Tell me what you think. Tempest in a teapot of the end of civilization as we know it?The article from Salon and the quoted pieces they seemed to object to the most Let's Stop Idealizing the Home-cooked Family Dinner by Amanda Marcotte … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: Cooking is Your JOB Woman!?

Stephen L. Anderson quotes from Ramblings of Sheldon and The Friendly Atheist. The Friendly Atheist link has a live blogging of Anderson's sermon with lots of content.  For such a skinny guy Anderson seems particularly focused on food. … [Read more...]