4 Ultra Conservative Christian Patriarchs Who Make Jim Bob Duggar Seem Like a Champion of Women’s Rights

by Vyckie Garrison NLQ Founder as originally published in Raw Story Mega-family patriarch, Jim Bob Duggar recently re-posted a whimsical note of advice to Christian fathers who wish to be spiritual leaders in their homes: Start protecting your family by removing books, magazines, television, or internet that have worldly or sensual content. Replace them with good things like wholesome music, biographies of great Christians, good old-fashioned family fun and games. … [Read more...]

Not Quoting Quiverfull: Silencing Women Is Wrong

by Tim Fall's blog Tim's Blog: Just One Train Wreck After Another - Silencing Women - the guaranteed way for men to stay in controlEditor's note: Mr. Fall is addressing Tim Bayly's recent childish temper tantrum over Patheo's own bloggers Rachel Miller and Valerie Hobbs of Jesus Creed for saying that the subordination of women in the church is wrong and calling out the misogyny of Doug Wilson and John Piper. Remember when Piper said woman should not be police officers or anything traditionally masculine in the work place? Mr. Fall's entire piece is excellent but we're quoting here the meat of the argument. Enjoy. … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: Sexual Predators Must Be Put To Death?

by Tim Bayly of Bayly Blog - The Pastoral Care of Men and Women Who Are Sexual Predators Against ChildrenEditor's note: What is absolutely fascinating about this piece and Bayly is that he is clearly calling for the death penalty for pedophiles and predators, yet when called out for it by another pastor in a blog he starts immediately back tracking in another blog posting saying that's not what he said at all. He's referring to the awful situation of Doug Wilson supporting a child molester in many of these posts. What is comical about all of this is that if you look at Bayly's page, starting at the bottom read the articles it's like this one followed by the bit posted here last night, … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: Goal of Gay Activists is Sex With Anything?

by Doug Wilson of Blog and Mablog - The Old Gray MareSo it turns out that Generations With Vision's Kevin Swanson is not the only adult male in Evangelical Fundamentalist Christianity that is obsessional about sex with animals. Turns out that Doug Wilson has bestiality on the brain too. What's up with that? Whatever it is it's wrong and very creepy! … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: Rape is ‘Natural’?

by Doug Wilson from his blog  originally. Since Doug Wilson removed the original blog posting because of blow back by others this is from Sierra's blog - The Phoenix and the Olive Branch It is important to revisit what it is conservative evangelicals actually believe, even if they've publicly backpedaled from it. Because we have forgotten the biblical concepts of true authority and submission, or more accurately, have rebelled against them, we have created a climate in which caricatures of authority and submission intrude upon our lives with violence. … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: Victim Blaming

by Doug Wilson from Blog and Mablog - Vice, Victims and Vision ForumRe: Doug Phillips and Lourdes Torres Given that, either his sexual attentions were entirely unwelcome, or they were not. If they were not unwelcome, then the affair appears to have been one of complicated and unconsummated adultery, with two participants. She was an adult, and so if his attentions were not entirely unwelcome, she was a player in the vice, not a victim. The victim in this would have been Beall, with two people victimizing her. … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: A Christmas Word?

by Doug Wilson of Blog and Mablog - A Huge White Snarl Flapping Behind YouTrigger-warning! Doug is being very judgmental and hateful in his Christmas cyber altar call. So here it comes — a Christmas word to the faithless. I am using the word faithless in both senses. I am speaking to those who do not believe, and I am speaking to those who are being disobedient to what they actually do know (Rom. 1:19-20). Ultimately the two categories are only one, but I am speaking to those who are without faith and those trying to throw it away, wanting to pretend they never had it. … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: Crying in Our Petticoats?

by Doug Wilson of Blog and Mablog - Bitterness and the Unsubmissive Wife But if every time we get to such a statement of what a wife’s fundamental lack of a submissive spirit might be doing in her relationship to her husband we get a histrionic reaction, then perhaps we are seeing a refusal on the part of certain women to see women as true moral agents. Feminists (including the professing evangelicals) are those who loudly … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: Icky Patriarchy?

by Doug Wilson from his blog Blog and Mablog - Patriarchy, Vision Forum, and All the Rest of it.But the Word Patriarchy Makes Me Feel Icky The word patriarchy has more than a narrow denotation. There are also connotations, which must be taken into account as well. It does no good to use a word, and then, when everybody in the world misunderstands me, to plead the dictionary. Some of these connotations are honestly come by and some of them are not. … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: Doug Phillips Resignation from Vision Forum

by Doug Wilson from his blog Blog and Mablog -  Doug Phillips Resignation from Vision Forum I thought I should say something about Doug Phillips’ resignation from Vision Forum, but it won’t be very much. The news was of course tragic, sad, and humbling. That said, I thought his letter of resignation was good, and accomplished what a letter like that needed to accomplish. I am glad he stepped down from leadership, and am glad he cancelled his future speaking engagements, and that is all to the good. Given the sin, that is what should happen. We should grieve over the damage done, rejoice in his repentance, and wish him and his family nothing but the best. … [Read more...]