Not Quoting Quiverfull: Examples of Christian Rape Culture?

by Shaney Irene from Faith Filled Thoughts From The Front Porch - Everyday Examples of Christian Rape CultureEditor's note: This is an excellent article with many different aspects of how rape culture is prominent in Evangelical Christianity and Quiverfull. Only sharing the first three points, so you'll need to go to the original article to read the rest. The question that this brings up in my mind is how do we go around ending rape culture in the church? Do we call it out and not tolerate it? Or do we work from within to end it? … [Read more...]

NLQ Question of the Week: Why Do Patriarchs Want To Control Women?

This is a new series we have started running on Thursdays. Examining some of the questions involving long held Quiverfull theology and life.In light of this morning's quoting from Tim Fall's blog and the many times we've seen prominent men like Doug Wilson and John Piper and low level patriarchal wanna bes like Von Ohlman and Biblical Gender Roles try to reduce women into a subset of silent sex robots birthing babies we have to ask a few questions. Like what is the payoff for men in the movement to always control women? Is it about feelings of inferiority or low self esteem? Do they do it because they have controlling natures? Why? Why do patriarchs always want to control women? … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: Judgmentalist Is Good If You Are Judging Sin?

by J. Matt Barber from Renew - Adulterers, 'Your sin will find you out'Editor's note: One thing you can count on with squishy nasty things happen in the world of fundamentalist Christianity, there will be all sorts of interesting judgmentalism, sometimes even mixed with forgiveness or calls to forgive.  So it's a-okay to judge someone because God has already judged their sin? More moral limbo in the wake of the Ashley Madison data dump. Did you see that the other prominent Christian caught in the scandal was forcibly removed from a video blogging conference for threatening someone? … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: Forced Obedience or Voluntary Obedience in Submission – Is There Much of a Difference?

by Pastor Soni Japhet John from the comments on the Suko Family Blog - How To Make Your Wive Submit To Your AuthorityEditor's note: Originally I was going to quote from this blog posting that has been sweeping through the internet and going viral. But the comments are far most poisonous than the original article. If those inclined to practice submission did it as Mr. Suko did then it would be much less awful. It would be inching closer to egalitarian marriage. What is awful are the comments for the most part, particularly this quoted one, because it's ranty in that True Patriarch way. It may not be so much abusive in the language but in the way the pastor is expressing his views. Enjoy. … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: Enjoy Your Housework Or You Are A Bad Christian Wife and Mother?

by Nancy Campbell from Above Rubies - Enjoy Your WorkEditor's note: More guilt button pushing and making others seem less 'spiritual' than herself. Believe that Nancy Campbell, along with Debi Pearl, lives to throw shade on other women, making them feel guilt and shame for not being completely perfect. … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: How Do You ‘Court’ Without a Father to Chose For You?

by Mrs. Anna T as posted at Ladies Against Feminism and from her own blog Domestic Felicity - Courtship for the fatherless generation: how to get on the right track?Interesting thoughts on how to conduct courtship or if you even qualify to court if you have no father and you have a past. … [Read more...]

Preparing To Be A Help Meet: The King Part 5

by Mel cross posted from her blog When Cows and Kids CollideAh, yes.  The portion of the chapter where Debi poisons the well.  Oddly enough, she seems conflicted during this section.  Debi seems torn between toeing the party line about "Your husband is always right!" and admitting that mothers may know what is best - especially when mom is trying to extricate her daughter from an abusive husband."Mama Says He's a DudIf your father is a gentle, kind man, and if your mother has always been ... how shall we say it ... a little dominant, then what I am about to teach you might save your future marriage. " By crushing you.  And your mom.   … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: Talking To Your Wife?

by Adam Gregorin from his blog - So What's There to Talk About? Review of Lou Priolo's book "The Complete Husband"(Editor's Note: Remember this guy? He had the website with the hundreds of photos contained flimsy-dressed teenagers under the guise of clucking over their lack of modesty..Yeah, he is back, but without the Christian Man Porn of immodest photos.) … [Read more...]

Homeschool Sex Machine by Matthew Pierce

by Lana Hope cross posted from her blog Wide Open Ground I recently read Homeschool Sex Machine: Babies, Bible Quiz, and the Clinton Years. Written by Matthew Pierce, a homeschool alumni who is preparing to homeschool his own children, this short book is one man’s memory of the more insaner aspects of the conservative Christian homeschool movement. When Matthew first emailed me about his book, I knew this was a book I should read. I am glad I did. Homeschool Sex Machine is short, well-written, and funny. I say funny. Some of the remarks Matthew heard from the adults in the homeschool or fundamentalist Christian is not really funny. But Matthew managed to pull it off where I could laugh at … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: Men Only Should Pee Standing Up?

by Stephen L. Anderson of Faithful Word Baptist Church sermon - True Slant - Him That Pisseth Against The Wall: The Hopeless Sermons of Pastor Stephen L. Anderson  Simply stated, he’s fed up with America (I think), and has decided that urine is the best metaphor for expressing that outrage. “That’s where we’re heading in this country, my friends,” Anderson says in the video. “We got a bunch of pastors in this country who pee sitting down. We got the president of the United States [who] probably pees siting down. We got a bunch of preachers… we got a bunch of leaders who don’t stand up and piss against the wall like a man. That’s what’s wrong with America.” Listen to Stephen L. Anderson your … [Read more...]