by Larry Solomon of Biblical Gender Roles - Should a Christian Wife Worship Her Husband?Editor's note: Part of me feels almost sorry for Larry because his constant harping on how wives are supposed to be ultra-submissive to their husbands and all his focus on worship and sex sounds more like bitter self justifications or perhaps the stuff of fantasies instead of his daily reality. Another case of a weak wimpy manboy perhaps instead of real advice from a patriarch? Respecting someone is vastly different than worshiping them. … [Read more...]
Quoting Quiverfull: Michael Pearl Thinks Political Correctness Is Killing Child Abuse Disguised As Dicipline?
by Michael Pearl from No Greater Joy magazine - Two-Front War on ChristiansEditor's note: Skipped large parts of this article because it's Michael Pearl attacking Hillary Clinton, the Supreme Court and marriage equality mixed with quoting all the self-professed Evangelical Republican presidential candidates to prove Pearl's points. Focusing on the part where Michael bemoans that people consider corporal punishment as a parenting tactic that has gone the way of the dinosaurs. Funny how he tries to link the falling out of favor of his book with a liberal agenda and the loss of Biblical standards nationwide. … [Read more...]
by Wade Burleson from Ethics Daily - Missing The Mark: Eight Flaws in Quiverfull TheologyFound this gem through Von Ohlman's True Love Doesn't Wait - Eight Leaps of Illogic where he attempts to take down this piece by Burleson. Obviously this is written from a conservative Christian point of view, but it looks like even the more conservative branches of religion are starting to realize what a dangerous theological bend Quiverfull is. … [Read more...]
by Suzanne TitkemeyerGreetings! I am currently on the road, driving down in the deep south to see relatives and being exposed to a capacious amount of ridiculously bad ideas Fundamentalist Christianity has to offer. This morning I was telling Vyckie Garrison of driving through rural Mississippi, hitting search on my car radio and coming up with ten different Christian radio stations in a row. I was stuck listening to them for a few hours and was struck by some of the ideas put forward and flouted as 'The Truth' that are just dangerous to a person. … [Read more...]
Quoting Quiverfull: So Being ‘Properly’ Submissive Will Protect You From the Doug Phillips of This World?
by Rebekah from Femina and posted at Noble Womanhood - On Not Being a VictimThis is from a discussion on how if you are properly submissive with the right heart towards God then even the abusers of this world, like Doug Phillips, will not be able to use your submission against you. … [Read more...]
by Scott Brown from The Marriage Blog - Teaching Daughters Theology In the past, Jonathan Sides has spoken on “Preparing your Two-Year-Old for Marriage” at the NCFIC marriage retreat. He said that “the most important thing you can do to prepare your children for marriage is to teach them the gospel. This is the most important understanding in marriage.” … [Read more...]
by Mel cross posted from her blog When Cows and Kids CollideIn the two previous posts on Debi and Michael Pearl's 'love' story, Debi discusses how God told her she was going to marry Michael when she was 13 and he was 21. She spends from when she was about 16 to 20 being Michael's ministry flunky and finally gets his attention by showing up with a pretend fiance. He's pissed because he doesn't want to lose his flunky to another man.Sounds like a match made in heaven, alright. Let's dive into the last bit. … [Read more...]