Raised Quiverfull: Homeschooling

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by Libby Anne Question 1: Why and when did your parents originally decide to homeschool? Did their reasons for homeschooling change over time? Joe: My family knew nothing about homeschooling until we met the esteemed, Bill Gothard.  Then, when [Read more...]

Why Do People “Drink The Koolaid”?

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by Kristen Rosser Over at No Longer Quivering they have been talking about why people– and particularly why women– get involved with repressive, spiritually abusive, authoritarian religion.  Why is it, for instance, that so many women are drawn into– and drag their sometimes reluctant husbands into– the [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: Girls Self Policing Modesty?

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QUOTING QUIVERFULL is a regular feature of NLQ – we present the actual words of noted Quiverfull leaders and ask our readers: What do you think? Agree? Disagree? This is the place to state your opinion. Please, let’s keep it respectful – but at the same time, we encourage readers [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: Number Sixteen Is a Blessing?

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QUOTING QUIVERFULL is a regular feature of NLQ – we present the actual words of noted Quiverfull leaders and ask our readers: What do you think? Agree? Disagree? This is the place to state your opinion. Please, let’s keep it respectful – but at the same time, we encourage readers [Read more...]

Raised Quiverfull: A Gendered Childhood Part 2

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by Libby Anne Raised Quiverfull Introduction — A Gendered Childhood Question 3: In what ways were boys and girls in your family expected to dress or act differently from each other? Were there certain things it was appropriate for girls to do but not boys, and vice versa? Joe: Not really.  If we were [Read more...]