NLQ Question of the Week: Why is Established Science Ignored?

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This is a new series we have started running on Thursdays. Examining some of the questions involving long held Quiverfull theology and life.Yesterday when I was reading through The Daily Mail's interview with Advanced Training Institute/Institute of Basic Life Principles founder Bill Gothard and preparing to post it here I was struck anew by the complete denial of scientific thought in Quiverfull. Example: In last night's posting Gothard claimed that the wrong kind of lust can damage the immune system and the endocrine system. There's no science to back this up any more than his claims that the semen of a man who is not your husband will cause cancer. No science behind it. … [Read more...]

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Quoting Quiverfull: Dinosaurs Lies From the Pit of Hell?

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by Christians Against Dinosaurs at Guff.com and Christians Against Dinosaurs site and Facebook pageEditor's note: Most of us are well aware of Ken Ham and his whole schtick about Adam and Eve riding dinosaurs. Thought that Ham was the ultimate in science-denying in Christianity. At least until I stumbled across this group that think dinosaurs are a lie dreamed up by non-believers to corrupt their children and it somehow linked to bestiality. Do not know enough about this group to know if they are QF, but everything you can infer about their group seems to indicate they are some sort of far right Evangelical group. … [Read more...]

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Quoting Quiverfull: Blaming Disasters on “God’s Wrath”?

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From The Examiner - GOP Candidate claims autism and dementia are God's punishmentSuzanne Atanus, Republican candidate for U.S. House of Representatives in Illinois, claims autism and dementia are God’s punishment for abortion and LGBT rights. Atanus claims that God is “angry” with the United States and has sent scourges like autism and dementia to punish the American people, according to a report published Jan. 22 by the Chicago Daily Herald. … [Read more...]

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Quoting Quiverfull: What Does Mary Pride Believe In Besides Homeschooling?

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by Mary Pride from her Facebook pageLuke 6:45 for of the abundance of his heart his mouth speaketh. New data on the connection between abortion and breast cancer: "A powerful new study from China ... a meta-analysis pooling 36 studies from 14 provinces in China, showed that abortion increased the risk of breast cancer by 44% with one abortion, and 76% and 89% with two and three abortions. … [Read more...]

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Laughter is Good Medicine: Biblical Science

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From the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette this little cartoon on the dangers of blaming natural disasters on God. … [Read more...]

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Quoting Quiverfull: A Loving God Brings Cancer to Show the Condition of the Heart?

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by Jay Younts from Shepherds Press. God has chosen to display his faithfulness in the form of cancer in the life of my wife, Ruth. In God’s gracious plan for Ruth, three years ago he brought the most lethal type of brain cancer Into her life – Glioblastoma Multiforme. … [Read more...]

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Quoting Quiverfull: Wombness?

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Happy Mother's Day. In honor of Mother's Day here's Nancy Campbell from Above Rubies claiming that as long as you have your womb you are in fact a woman. My last post was about "homeness." I thought I would stretch your vocabulary a little further and introduce "wombness." … [Read more...]

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Quoting Quiverfull: The Bible?

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By Jerry Falwell of Liberty University and Thomas Road Baptist Church "The Bible is the inerrant ... word of the living God. It is absolutely infallible, without error in all matters pertaining to faith and practice, as well as in areas such as geography, science, history, etc." … [Read more...]

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Laughter is Good Medicine: Creationism

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From the Doonesbury cartoon strip by Gary Trudeau.Selling Creationism. … [Read more...]

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