Daughter of the Patriarchy, epilogue: What does leaving fundamentalism look like?

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by SierraOccasionally, I get asked whether or not I ever actually left my old fundamentalist church. My story on No Longer Quivering followed my journey up to the first year of college. I’ve wrestled with how to explain what happened in a proper narrative form, because the circumstances … [Read more...]

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Quoting Quiverfull: Battling For Babies?

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by Nancy Campbell of Above Rubies - April 1, 2013 In all my life I never been so aware of the battle between the forces of darkness and light. It's hard to believe that even little babies are a target! Yes, sweet innocent beautiful babies, … [Read more...]

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Connecting Homeschooling and Religious Abuse

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by Becoming WorldlyI was asked a very good question by a homeschooler recently and figured I’d answer it here as well, expanding on it a little bit. The essence of that question (as I understood it) was “Why are you including homeschooling in your discussion of religious abuse? … [Read more...]

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Quoting Quiverfull: Bad Attitude Causes Chronic Illness?

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by Pat Robertson on The 700 Club - April 2, 2013 “The first thing you’ve got to get straight is that what’s happening to you isn’t necessarily ‘God’s plan’ for you,” Robertson said in response, looking into the camera. “What is it Shakespeare said? ‘The fault, dear Brutus, … [Read more...]

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Quoting Quiverfull: Uneducated People Get Miracles?

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by Pat Robertson on "The 700 Club" on April Fools Day, April 1, 2013 “People overseas didn’t go to Ivy League schools,” the TV preacher laughed. “We’re so sophisticated, we think we’ve got everything figured out. We know about evolution, we know about Darwin … [Read more...]

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Quoting Quiverfull: Duggar Sound Guy Reveal?

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Josh Duggar from Yahoo News "We didn't know the results," Josh, 25, told the mag "But we gave them [from the doctor] to the sound guy, Jim, and he planned out this very unique reveal. It caught us off guard in a time and place we least expected." … [Read more...]

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Quoting Quiverfull: State Schooling Dirtier?

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by Colin Campbell in Meat For Men - March 28, 2013 "Parents who homeschool have considered what's in the box of public education and they dare to be different. State schooling conforms to humanistic society and the box is getting dirtier by the day." … [Read more...]

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The Most Blaring Contradiction Of All

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by Cindy Foster Recently, I read a poignantly and transparently written post at ‘Stuff Fundies Like’ titled “Pining for the Leeks and Garlic”.  Anyone with knowledge of the Old Testament accounts of Moses and the Children of Israel’s 40 year wilderness journey will immediately recognize the title’s significance.I’ve followed SFL … [Read more...]

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Quoting Quiverfull: Using Each Other For Pleasure?

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by Joseph Scheidler of the Pro-Life Action League "I would like to outlaw contraception...contraception is disgusting – people using each other for pleasure." Comments open below … [Read more...]

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Quoting Quiverfull: The Media?

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by Reverend Jimmy Swaggart of Jimmy Swaggart Ministries "The Media is ruled by Satan. But yet I wonder if many Christians fully understand that. Also, will they believe what the Media says, considering that its aim is to steal, kill, and destroy?" … [Read more...]

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