NLQ’s Question of the Week: Why No Autonomy For Unmarried Adult Children?

This is a new series we have started running on Thursdays. Examining some of the questions involving long held Quiverfull theology and life.One of the things that is noticeable in many of the Answering 'Preparing To Be A Help Meet' questions and as we read through the writings of various Christian Patriarchal Movement culture enforcers (waving hello at Von Ohlman, Geoffrey Botkin, Michael Pearl and others) is that it's clear that in the world of Quiverfull unmarried adult children are expected to remain at home at the beck and call of their parents. … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: College ‘Too Rigid’ For Homeschoolers?

by Mary Pride of Homeschool World - The Future of College After years of educational freedom, homeschoolers are bound to feel unsettled by the rigid schedules, arbitrary course requirements, and unnecessary obstacles to education that have become part of the American college years. Too, many homeschooled high-school graduates are only 16 or 15 years old. Kids and parents alike may feel uneasy at the thought of sending a kid this age across the country to live on his or her own in a co-ed dorm in the land of keg parties and date rape. … [Read more...]

Good Intentions Do NOT Success Make

by Joe Sands cross posted from his blog Incongruous CircumspectionVaughn Ohlman, the patriarch of the Ohlman family - literally, loves to tell the world how we have it all wrong.  How marriage in the hands of "young people" is the reason why marriage doesn't work.  That, if only we followed the ancient Jewish story of ole' Abe and his son, Isaac, all marriages would either be brilliantly perfect, or mostly work. … [Read more...]


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