True Love Waits

by Betty Crux If there is anything I have very, very vivid memories of, it’s youth group at either church we attended. I was a loser, no getting around it.  I wasn’t good looking, and my parents weren’t helping that fact.  I had … [Read more...]

Does Evangelical Christianity Cause Emotional Damage: Part 2

by Brucer GerencserEvangelicalism is dominated by Bible literalism. God said it, and that settles it. There can be no debate, no argument. An infallible God has spoken. Whatever the Bible teaches, the Evangelical is duty bound … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: Protecting The Sanctuary?

by Doug Wilson in his book "For a Glory and a Covering" page 48 "A husband must also be vigilant to protect his wife from spiritual harm. This is what Adam failed to do in the garden, and what Jesus faithfully did for us. A priest is one who guards and protects the sanctuary, and in this sense every Christian man is a priest in his home . . . The failure of Adam at this point was his fundamental failure, and it is the point where many of his male descendents find it far too easy to follow his example" Comments open belowQUOTING 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 i … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: Marriage Crisis Part 3?

by Anna Sophia and Elizabeth Botkin of Visionary Daughters article “Why Am I Not Married?” – July 1, 2010What is the Solution?There is no quick fix for a … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: Marriage Crisis Part 1?

By Anna Sophia and Elizabeth Botkin of Visionary Daughters article "Why Am I Not Married?" - July 1, 2010 Is There a Problem?If there is a problem, we believe it’s not that so many young people are not married – it’s that so many young people are … [Read more...]

Christian Advice For Brides in Training?

by CaluluLately I've been running into a number of Funda-Gelical blogs dedicated to either training brides what to do once they marry or advising them on what a proper Christian lady does to prepare for her future marriage.Some of the advice is … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: Risking What?

by Gary Knapp on the Joe Bayly Blog - February 15, 2013 I must confess that I am a little confused... For years in the abortion debate we have been told that abortion must be available to protect the life of the pregnant woman. It would seem that staying alive has been very important to our women to the degree that if a baby … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: Not Wanting Children?

Lori Alexander from the blog Always Learning - February 4, 2013 She is young and happy in love.  She loves her job.  If she is unhappy at home, she becomes happy when she goes to work.  Having children frightens her.  She will have to give up … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: Polygamy & Christianity?

RedLegBen on his wife's blog Sarah's Daughter - January 17, 2013 Men value loyalty. If a wife is loyal, a man will put up with a lot of crap. I have seen men put up with women putting on weight that equals the newer economy cars but remain with their wife because they are loyal.  If feminism were reversed, women would be demanded to provide sex to their ex … [Read more...]

Beyonce in the Hands of Jesus Freaks

by The Crunk Feminist Collective(Editor's note: Cross-posted from the CFC site.  Posting it here because it brings up another dangerous theme in Patriarchal Christianity - racism.  Some of the other Patheos bloggers called out their commenters and others on this subtle and not-so-subtle racism that seems to be flourishing in the Fundamentalists, Evangelicals and other forms of Patriarchal faith. Regardless if … [Read more...]


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