Quoting Quiverfull: A Different Version of the Vaccine Death Tale?

by Debi Pearl from No Greater Joy Magazine originally published in 1998 - Seeing Through a Glass DarklyEditor's note: This seems to be another version of Debi's story of the child that died suddenly of vaccination. But most of the details beyond the fact that a child died quickly and unexpectedly are very different, such as instead of having a single son Debi mentions her daughter Rebekah. Very interesting. Reposting this as counterpoint to her story in Preparing To Be A Help Meet.  … [Read more...]

Holy Terror

by MariI like to tell people that I’m a quarter Lutheran.But I’m really not.I tell people that because it helps them to stay focused on the story — because when someone makes a statement that ridiculous and silly, naturally, everybody’s going to start asking questions.When I was a little kid, we spent a lot of time with my grandparents in South Dakota. I think we visited about one weekend per month (roughly), and we always went to church with them. Hence, my being a quarter Lutheran.Between all the Chapel services, Sunday School and roughly one Lutheran church service per month, by the time I was about 5 I knew just about everything there was to know (from an intelle … [Read more...]