Libby Anne’s Survey Request!

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NLQ’s own Libby Anne has a new project started and would love the participate of anyone interested. Info below from Libby Anne’s blog Love Joy Feminism A Survey for Those Raised in Religious Homes! July 16, 2013 I’ve written before about the serious methodological problems besetting essentially every study of homeschooling. [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: Giving Our Daughters to the Imperfect?

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by Vaughn Ohlman of True Love Doesn’t Wait – Giving our daughters to imperfect young men As harsh and unfeeling as it sounds to our ears, a daughter is not seen in Scripture as a rose to be hidden under glass, but a gift to be given. Her fruitfulness is frequently mentioned, her delicate sensibilities [Read More...]

Religion Makes Abuse Easy

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by AJ cross posted from her blog I Am Phoenix (Editor’s Note – Let’s all welcome AJ as she is the newest member of NLQ’s Spiritual Abuse Survivor Blogs Network! Welcome AJ!) Religion makes abuse easy. There it is, pure and simple. A truth I’ve born witness to. Walk with me down this road. Travel [Read More...]

Quoting Quiverfull: No Money For Public Schools?

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by Kelly Crawford of Generation Cedar – Hypocrites and the Food Stamp Comment I recently posted on Facebook, about an interaction I had: “He says to me, ‘Well, if you can feed them without my tax $$ I guess it’s great if you want to have lots of kids.’ Me, thinking: ‘I appreciate your permission [Read More...]

Voices of Sister-Moms: “Barren” – Samantha’s Story

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by Heather Doney cross posted on her blog Becoming Worldly Today’s post is by Samantha Field from Defeating the Dragons, where she blogs about her experiences with and life after Christian patriarchy and fundamentalism. Samantha is guest-posting as part of the “Voices of Sister-Moms” series here on Becoming Worldly. [Read more...]