Quoting Quiverfull: Answering Objections?

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by Debi Pearl in No Greater Joy Magazine -  Created to Be His Help Meet 10th Anniversary EditionDebi Pearl is apparently adding a couple of new chapters to CTBHHM and has tweaked the original. Anyone here at NLQ care to do a side by side comparison of the two to see exactly how much has changed? … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: Do You Feel Guilty About Not Smiling?

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by Nancy Campbell cross posted from Above Rubies - Everytime (sic) You Smile! Did you smile at your husband this morning? Are you smiling at your children today? The more you smile at them, the more you'll have smiling children! QUOTING QUIVERFULL is a regular feature of NLQ – we present the actual words of noted Quiverfull leaders or their followers/enforcers and ask our readers: What do you think? Agree? Disagree? This is the place to state your opinion. Please, let’s keep it respectful – but at the same time, we encourage readers to examine the ideas of Quiverfull honestly and thoughtfully. Comments open below NLQ Recommended Reading … Quiverfull: Inside the Christian Patriarchy Movem … [Read more...]

CTBHHM: The Catch 22

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by Libby Anne cross posted from her blog Love, Joy, FeminismCreated To Be His Help Meet, pp. 202—204We’re still in the section on modesty, and here we get to the question of pants, which is a heated topic in so many fundamentalist circles. Once we’re through that, we’ll get a taste of what Debi thinks of fat* women, and in getting said taste we’ll touch on an important Catch-22 women face in the purity culture Debi promotes.What About Pants?  We cannot leave this subject without dealing with an issue that comes up over and over again. Is it permissible for a woman to wear pants? Deuteronomy 22:5 is cited as a prohibition against a woman wearing pants: “The woman shall not wear th … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: Be a Light?

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by Nancy Campbell from Above Rubies - One of the Greatest What do you think is one of the greatest things we should have in our homes? I'd love to hear your response. I think it is the light of God. God is light and the very first thing He spoke into being was light. Jesus came to this earth to be the light of the world. He confessed in John 9:5: "As long as I am in the world, I am the light of the world."He is no longer physically in the world, but now He lights the world by dwelling in us. Therefore, if Christ dwells in you, He wants you to light up your home with His light.Mothers certainly need to be filled with the light of God. The light of God in you exposes all darkness, danger, … [Read more...]


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