Why It’s Not Helpful to Ignore the ‘Good Times’ in the #Duggar Type Homeschooling

by Lana Hope cross posted from her blog Wide Open GroundEditor's note: This advice also could apply for reaching out to or helping adults/parents in the ATI or Quiverfull or Fundamentalist movements. Perhaps the only way you'll be genuinely heard by those in these people groups.Hi, everyone, I did an audio recording, where I argue that saying the Duggars are uber-godly or uber-evil cultivates an attitude that does not help free the Duggars. The recording is not perfect because I don’t have an edit button like I do in typing. For example, I forgot to mention that yes, it’s possible the Duggar parents physically abuse their kids beyond just spanking. I also don’t know what it is like to … [Read more...]

Not Quoting Quiverfull: Forgiving Doesn’t Mean Forgetting

by Linda Vernick from the Association of Biblical Counselors - Why We Must Never Forget Even When We Do ForgiveEditor's note: This may be coming from a Christian counselor publication, but it's a step in the right direction in the way forgiveness and self-protection should work together. … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: Only True Sexual Consent Happens When The Wedding Band Is Put On?

by Andrea Mrozek and Rebecca Walberg as quoted by Ladies Against Feminism - A Higher Standard For Sexual Relations. Original article at MercatorNet; Why not hold sexual relations to a higher standard?Editor's note: Another case of Ladies Against Feminism taking an article that contains some actual ideas that aren't too bad and immediately using it to push an idea well beyond that of the original author. LAF wants to make sex outside of marriage a crime, a crime that could be prosecuted by law enforcement and the justice system! No where in the original article does it bring up this dangerous and extremist idea. Instead of discussion of how a higher standard might help ease the problem or … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: Another Round of Steven L. Anderson’s Homophobia

by Steven L. Anderson, pastor of Faithful Word Baptist Church - Documentary Film: "AIDS: the Judgement of God"Editor's note - This is Anderson's latest bout of homophobia, paranoia and complete misunderstanding of established science. This 'documentary' (and I use the word loosely,) is mostly Anderson ranting and spouting Old Testament verses from the Bible with zero legitimate facts, figures or sources. Watch the trailer below if you have a strong enough stomach. … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: Did Marriage Die in 2013?

by Michael Pearl of No Greater Joy - Marriage Died in 2013 This was written last year when gay marriage started to be legislated in many states.  Michael Pearl, among others, said that this would prove to be the end of marriage altogether. Here we are a year later and it looks like marriage is still going strong. Did legalizing gay marriage have any effect on marriage in general? … [Read more...]

Duggar Style Merry Christmas!

We here at No Longer Quivering wish you a merry Christmas and a happy New Year! May you not have to have awkward conversations with the still religious members of your family over turkey and presents. May you not be triggered by anything associated with the holiday! May you get at least one thing you really wanted under your Christmas tree.  … [Read more...]

More Jill and Jessa Feud Rumors/Speculation

Not saying any of this is true, mostly because it's from unnamed 'insiders' and posted only at media outlets that don't have a reputation for truth. But here it is,  just in time for your Christmas Eve. Below are this week's media stats for each sister.What I wouldn't doubt is that this is all part of poppa Jim Bob Duggar's plan to keep all things Duggar in the news. If Jim Bob is manipulating them, and the media then that doesn't say anything positive about him. But I hope that's all this is, media spin, not sisters fighting to retain the spotlight. … [Read more...]

12 Things the Insane Right-Wing Christian Duggar Family Gave Us

by Vyckie Garrison cross posted from Alternet  Michelle and JimBob Duggar, mom and pop of the Quiverfull mega-family featured on TLC’s “19 Kids & Counting” reality TV show, have been in the spotlight recently due to a petition which has gathered 180,000+ signatures demanding that The Learning Channel cancel the program in protest of the Duggar’s “LGBTQ fear-mongering.” A counter petitionsponsored by Duggar supporters has collected almost 210,000 signatures from among the religious right. … [Read more...]

The Duggars “More Popular Than Jesus?”

by Suzanne Titkemeyer - NLQ AdminOkay, so the quoted part of the title was factually uttered by the Beatles John Lennon way back in 1966 and not by Jim Bob Duggar. Here's the entire John Lennon quote, posting it because in the context of the Duggars, Jesus and popularity it's interesting. John Lennon was seriously off when he claimed that Christianity would die and disappear. It has only strengthened on the fundamentalist side.  … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: Proud of Mental Illness?

by Voddie Baucham from his sermon "Nebuchadnezzar Loses His Mind" as transcribed by R.L. Stollar from Homeschoolers Anonymous posted on his Facebook feed.Didn't Voddie say that you should never watch television? Sounds like he's been watching a lot of "Law and Order: SVU" and listening to Dr. George Huang on SVU. This is some of the usual disgusting shaming of mental illness and those that suffer from it. … [Read more...]


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