In The Spotlights Glare – Are The Duggar Family & The Bates Family Media Whores?

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by Calulu Another television season is upon us again and that means one thing. More of the Duggars “19 Kids and Counting”. The show starts anew on Tuesday, August 28th on TLC Channel at 9 pm est. This year their friends theBates have a show too – “The United Bates of America” There are preview [Read More...]

NLQ FAQ Revisited: How can I help my “Quiverfull” friend?

by Vyckie   Q: How can I help my “Quiverfull” friend? I have a good friend who is really into the quiverfull/patriarchy lifestyle. She is always careful to appear cheerful and happy with her family life, but I have often suspected that things are not quite as rosy as she wants everyone to believe. After [Read More...]

Millipede Part 22

by Millipede Amidst all the craziness with the alcohol, there was yet another worrying development which had crept up. As I mentioned before, my marriage had developed two fronts;one being my husband’s self destructive propensities and the second which came later, that being his embrace of religious Patriarchy. The booze crisis came in with a [Read More...]

NLQ FAQ Revisited: What is Quiverfull?

  By Vyckie Q: What is “Quiverfull?” “Quiverfull” is a convenient, though I believe, somewhat unfortunate term which we’re using at No Longer Quivering to describe a family lifestyle which is growing in popularity among evangelical Christians ~ particularly those who home educate their children. Quiverfull ~ is the idea that truly godly families will [Read More...]

Sexuality Project – Introducing Calulu, Jenn, Meggie, Parker, Shadowspring and Vyckie

(Cross posted from Sierra’s blog – the phoenix and olive branch) Welcome to another round of the Religious Fundamentalism and Sexuality Project! This time, our writers are Calulu, Jenn, Meggie, Parker, Shadowspring and Vyckie. Passion and Purity by Elisabeth Elliot, a conservative Christian women’s ministry leader. Last time, we heard from Melissa and Haley, Lina [Read More...]