NLQ Question of the Week: Why Do Patriarchs Want To Control Women?

This is a new series we have started running on Thursdays. Examining some of the questions involving long held Quiverfull theology and life.In light of this morning's quoting from Tim Fall's blog and the many times we've seen prominent men like Doug Wilson and John Piper and low level patriarchal wanna bes like Von Ohlman and Biblical Gender Roles try to reduce women into a subset of silent sex robots birthing babies we have to ask a few questions. Like what is the payoff for men in the movement to always control women? Is it about feelings of inferiority or low self esteem? Do they do it because they have controlling natures? Why? Why do patriarchs always want to control women? … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: Part 1 – So Does This Punishment Fit The Crime?

by Biblical Gender Roles from Biblical Gender Roles.com - 7 Ways to Discipline Your WifeEditor's note: He's at it again, explaining in great detail how exactly to punish and control your sig-o for offenses real and imagined. Only good thing I can find about his long article is that he states that physical punishment ala Christian Domestic Discipline is wrong. No spankings for offenses, just insanely control every other aspect of her life until she is repentant. How emotionally unhealthy is this advice? We're starting with number three on the list, getting into the more outrageous parts of failures instead of overspending or treating your spouse with disrespect. Whatever happened to … [Read more...]

Motley Crue and Christian Fundamentalists would get on great

by Jonny Scaramanga cross posted from his blog Leaving FundamentalismI love Mötley Crüe. They were one of the bands that were instrumental in helping me to break out from the fundamentalist bubble I grew up in. “Dr Feelgood” was incredible; it made the Christian music I used to love seem anaemic and pathetic by comparison. And when I finally got to the point where I could sing “Shout at the Devil” without fearing that I might burn in hell, it was a huge personal breakthrough. … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: How to Attract a Righteous Guy’s Attention?

by The Author (guest post) at Integrity of the Home: Quirks of the Fairer Sex Which Ought Not be So I could be wrong, but I think an idea prevalent in so-called "reformed" circles among you young ladies is this: guys don't notice you all, so you have to look "cute" or act a certain way to get attention. Maybe you'll be at church, or perhaps a nice conference, but you'll stand there and observe (out of the corner of your eye, of course) all us guys bumble around like blind fellows, consumed with our football or movies, never noticing you in all your reformed, youthful splendor. … [Read more...]


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