Quoting Quiverfull: Are You Afraid of Your Husband?

by Lori Alexander from The Transformed Wife - Wives Are Commanded to Fear Their HusbandsEditor's note: There's not much here or in the original post that speaks to 'fearing' your husband. Everyone fears something, usually things like nuclear war, or perhaps losing a relationship or financial problems. Husbands? Not so much. Fear and love should not go hand in hand no matter what Bible commentary Lori consults.And for that matter Lori loves to claim that all marriages where the husband and wife do not practice the same version of Christianity as her are filled with discord and fighting. Not true. Most people strive mightily to have peace and harmony in their homes. It's not just a … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: Women Always Weaker?

by members of Lori Alexander's Facebook page as quoted on The Transformed Wife - Why Do Women Despise Being the Weaker Vessel?Editor's note: This is a sad pile of rationalizations for being stay at home moms. Notice not one of them says that they do it because it's what they want to do, or that it makes them happy. Feminism is not so that every women is forced to work outside of the home, it is so that every woman has the option to do that which makes her feel fulfilled in her life. Quiverfull and Lori want to see everyone stripped of any options. … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: Women Should Be Silent and Smiling Only?

by Matthew Henry as shared by Lori Alexander of The Transformed Wife - A Brawling (Quarreling), Scolding WomanEditor's note: Lori is either slipping or she writes/schedules/posts her blog days ahead of time. I was fully expecting an excoriation of former Evangelical mother blogger Glenna Doyle Melton. Melton announced her engagement this weekend to her girlfriend Abby Wombach. Instead we get this ancient writing about misbehaving women. … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: Weak Women Are Seduced by Feminism?

by Anonymous editor over at Ladies Against Feminism - Capturing Weak Women and Weak MenEditor's note: Oh boy! They call those that do not embrace their views 'weak'. Why is there always so much insensitive name-calling that goes hand-in-hand with fear mongering in the Quiverfull world? … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: Stay At Home or Have an ‘Unworthwhile Life’?

by John Bingham reposted at Ladies Against Feminism and originally posted at the newspaper website The Telegraph - Stay-at-home mothers 'have the most worthwhile lives'  … [Read more...]

Fascinating Womanhood Review: The Male Ego

by Samantha cross posted from her blog Defeating The Dragons I’m halfway tempted to have today’s post be nothing but a collection of choice quotes from this chapter, because they almost entirely speak for themselves. However, like most of what Helen’s says, it’s all grounded in (unfortunately) common stereotypes about gender, so they are worth discussing. The chapter is titled “Masculine Pride,” and I had a hard time identifying anything in it that I could agree with or tolerate. Beginning with this: … [Read more...]