Eighty Four

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by Mari cross posted from her blog Mari's Muses I’ve been reading a book called Angel Sister. The main family in the story consisted of a husband and wife who were children of men who wanted to control and micromanage them. Their fathers let them know what they were expected to do (beginning with not marrying each other), and when they — as adults — “defied” their fathers, their fathers told them that they were ungrateful and rebellious, and then they told everybody else the same thing. … [Read more...]

CTBHHM: The Woman Was Deceived

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by Libby Anne cross posted from her blog Love Joy  Feminism Created To Be His Help Meet, pp. 106—108 This chapter is called “The Nature of Man and Woman.” Last week, in the first section of this chapter, we learned that it is in men’s nature to beat their chests and roar at each other while women by nature sit back, admire, and wait to be conquered. This next section is called “The Woman Was Deceived.” I think you can guess the topic. Debi starts by telling the story of the fallen angel Lucifer and God’s creation of Adam. … [Read more...]

Christianity and the “Male Gaze”

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by Kristen Rosser cross posted from her blog Wordgazer's Words Be modest. Be beautiful. "Don't cause a man to stumble." "Don't let yourself go." … [Read more...]

Thoughts on a Biblical Government?

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by Calulu (Disclaimer: We're big Jimmy Carter and the Carter Center supporters in this household. We've met former President Carter more than a few times and been struck by how he and his dear wife Roslyn do a good job living out the words of Jesus every day. … [Read more...]

Fun is Not in the Bible, You Say?

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by Cindy Foster cross posted from her blog Baptist Taliban and Beyond I borrowed this from a facebook status today. It reminded me of a particular notion The Preacher was ‘inspired’ with and later emphasized in a sermon. … [Read more...]

Speaking Strongly While Female

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by Kristen Rosser cross posted from her blog Wordgazer's Words I don't generally watch Fox News.  But this discussion hosted by Megyn Kelly at Fox News in response to this Fox News discussion hosted by Lou Dobbs, … [Read more...]

How I (Barely) Survived Home Schooling

Cross posted from Homeschoolers AnonymousHow I (Barely) Survived Home Schooling: Jonny Scaramanga’s Story Jonny Scaramanga blogs on Accelerated Christian Education and leaving fundamentalism at his blog, Leaving Fundamentalism. He is building a resource on ACE here, and collects survivor stories from students with experience of ACE. … [Read more...]

Why Are We Leaving the Church?

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by Samantha cross posted from her blog Defeating The Dragons [I originally wrote this for Christianity Today's her.meneutics after my pitch was accepted, but they have decided not to publish it, so I've decided to post it here.] … [Read more...]

CTBHHM: Created in the Image of Man

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by Libby Anne cross posted from her blog Love Joy Feminism Created To Be His Help Meet, pp. 75-76 In this section Debi argues that there are three basic “types” of men, … [Read more...]

Quiverfull Mega-Moms Matter the Mostest

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by Vyckie Garrison Last month I was invited to participate in a panel discussion on Women Leaving Religion at the Center For Inquiry's Women in Secularism conference in Washington, DC. … [Read more...]


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