What “Fireproof” and “Twilight” Have in Common

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by Samantha cross posted from her blog Defeating the Dragons During my undergrad days, one of my friends convinced me to read the Twilight series. At first I rolled my eyes at the “vampire books,” but I did read them— flew through them, really. I strongly, strongly identified with Isabella Swan– but when I tried [Read More...]

Quoting Quiverfull: Bearing It?

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by Colin Campbell from Meat For Men The Greek word for “bear” is “stego” meaning “to roof over, to cover with silence, endure patiently, forebear, suffer.” There are some things in life that we find difficult to change, and in some cases, cannot change, at least without divine intervention. [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: Voting & Jury Duty Are For Men Only?

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by Jonathan Lindvall from Bold Christian Living I obviously share your conclusion that young women serving on a jury is a very vulnerable, potentially damaging experience we should be able to shield them from. Let me share some thoughts of how we can protect our daughters from this particular emotional/mental threat. [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: Icky Patriarchy?

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by Doug Wilson from his blog Blog and Mablog – Patriarchy, Vision Forum, and All the Rest of it. But the Word Patriarchy Makes Me Feel Icky The word patriarchy has more than a narrow denotation. There are also connotations, which must be taken into account as well. It does no good to use a [Read More...]

Quoting Quiverfull: Invasion of the Baby-Snatchers?

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by Stacy McDonald of Ladies Against Feminism – Invasion of the Baby-Snatchers The Minimization of the homemaker’s role has been a priority of the feminist movement for decades. Feminist advocates have sought to down play the maternal desires of women and bread down the ties that bind a mother to her home and children. French [Read More...]