Quoting Quiverfull: Part 1 – Christian Economic Abuse Is A-Okay With Jesus?

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by Biblical Gender Roles from his blog Biblical Gender Roles - Can a Christian husband deny his wife equal access to his income?Editor's note: Not if he wants to have consensual sex with her ever again.This guy seems to be hell bound and determined to do all the things that would clearly lead his wife to not be in the mood for sexy fun times. This is what Economic Abuse can look like, no matter what your views on equality in marriage are. I'm guessing he thinks that the husband automatically gets access to the woman's wages even as he's controlling access to finances for the wife.This is also why so many Christian women struggle when their husbands die with the issue of making … [Read more...]

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Created To Need A Help Meet: Part 4 – How Do I Need Thee? (The Proper Way For Wives To Challenge)

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by Aletha cross posted from her blog Yllom Mormonpgs 41-43Alright. We are still going through Chapter 4. So far it's been reasons why husbands need wives, and the reasons why wives need to be needed. It's been a blast, and we've still got 20 pages to go. Text is in purple.Last section we ended with how men need to be challenged by their wives. Today we're starting with a story in that vein. … [Read more...]

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Quoting Quiverfull: Only Christian Men Are Caring Fathers?

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by Robert Murray M'Cheyne as quoted by Stephanus Blignaut at Go Tell My People - Governing Your FamilyEditor's note: Granted, this was written during M'Cheyne's life time, the early 1800s, but it seems to be that same train of thought that many in Evangelical Christianity and Quiverfull still cling to, that an 'unsaved' father and man has no care or love for their family, which is a complete lie. Religious thought that is a falsehood does no one any good.  … [Read more...]

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Quoting Quiverfull: Fashion is a Religious Statement of Worldview?

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by Kelly Reins from Ladies Against Feminism - Fashion Design, Intelligent DesignThe ladies of Ladies Against Feminism are giving the idea of clothing a great deal more meaning and power than the average person does.  … [Read more...]

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Quoting Quiverfull: Burden of Sin For the Molested?

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by Anna Sophia and Elizabeth Botkin from their cousin Katie Botkin's blog - Navigating history: Dominion Worldview and Christian jihadFound this via a link Homeschoolers Anonymous R.L. Stollar posted on Facebook. Good catch! Be sure and read the entire page as it's pretty horrifying what the offspring of Geoffrey Botkin believe. … [Read more...]

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CTBHHM: Obey Your Husband so He Will Have Nothing to Beat Down

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by Libby Anne cross posted from her blog Love, Joy, FeminismCreated To Be His Help Meet, pp. 236—237I’ll tell you right off that this section is a doozy. There is a lot to unpack here, and there are a lot of things that help explain where Debi is coming from when she writes what she does. This section may be triggering for survivors of abusive relationships. … [Read more...]

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CTBHHM: (Misplaced) Hope For an Abused Woman

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by Libby Anne cross posted from her blog Love, Joy, FeminismCreated To Be His Help Meet, pp. 232—236Remember that we are in the chapter on wives being “obedient” to their husbands. This section is titled “How to Win Your Lost Husband,” and begins by quoting a letter she received. … [Read more...]

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Patriarchs Behaving Badly: Who Would Jesus Pee On?

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This weekend Ralph Reed's Faith and Freedom Coalition held a big conference in the Washington DC area at the Omni Shoreham Hotel - The Road to Majority conference which was described by one journalist as: "a large group of white conservative Christians gathered in a large hotel and whipped into an ideological frenzy over their mutual hatred of all things Obama" … [Read more...]

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When I Rejected Dominionism

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by Lana Hope cross posted from her blog Wide Open Ground and Homeschoolers AnonymousBy now most people have probably heard of the dominionism in homeschooling and conservative evangelical circles — the idea that homeschoolers will change the world by their involvement in absolutely everything, from science to the high arts to politics. Oddly even after I rejected patriarchalism (and courtship and purity), I still saw myself as a huge warrior and heroine. I’ll tell you what changed that for me. But first thought I’ll give you a couple quotes of this in homeschool circles. … [Read more...]

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The Gender Issue

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by Wendy Leifeld(Editor's note: The link for this article came into my email box (thanks Frank!)  and while it was written & originally published back in 1992 it illustrates the same struggles over gender roles occurring in churches and in … [Read more...]

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