Revisiting NLQ FAQ: The Bible and Birth Control

Note:  Before reading this, please read the “Quiverfull and the Bible” FAQ.  Like the “nobleminded Bereans” (Acts 17:11), we are entitled to study for ourselves, so that we may read the Biblical text in an informed manner.  That FAQ provides the background for the method of informed … [Read more...]

You can’t stop the reign of guns and patriarchy without talking about religion

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by Sierra Americans have come to expect certain conversations after public shooting incidents. It’s a stain on our national discourse that we have such a thing as a “generic” response to mass murder, but we all know what it is. Gun control and mental health are … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: Patriarchy is a Bad Word?

Quoting

QUOTING QUIVERFULL is a regular feature of NLQ – we present the actual words of noted Quiverfull leaders 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 … [Read more...]

The Incredible Helplessness of Men: Lust Edition, Epilogue

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by Sierra   Following up my last post about the John Edwards and Rielle Hunter affair, have a look at some of the comments on the article I cited. Gross. Her skin is pasty, not attractive, especially when paired with a white bathing suit. … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: Matriarchy?

Quoting

QUOTING QUIVERFULL is a regular feature of NLQ – we present the actual words of noted Quiverfull leaders 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 … [Read more...]

Thoughts on the “Quiverfull” Movement

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by Kristen Rosser A grass-roots movement has been growing for the last 20 years among evangelical/fundamentalist Christian families. Using a literalistic approach to the Bible, these families withdraw from modern culture into a strict patriarchal structure where birth control of any kind … [Read more...]

News & Links Saturday December 1st, 2012

Turns out the access to contraception decreases abortion rates - http://chuckcurrie.blogs.com/chuck_currie/2012/11/-contraception-reduces-abortion-rate.html Fox News says that women aren't women any longer and the war on the sexes is really a war on men - http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/11/26/fox-news-women-suzanne-venker-arent-women-anymore-war-on-men_n_2193234.html  They have since … [Read more...]

Millipede Part 37 How Did I Get Here? Part 8

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by Millipede She notices little things at first. She notices how husbands relate to their wives in public settings. Compared to "worldly" husbands, patriarchal husbands to be quite frank seem rude or even mean to their wives. In fact, they think nothing of rebuking their wives in front of other people. Unlike couples in the outside … [Read more...]

“Men Must Be Spiritual Leaders” – Real Life Consequences

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by Kristen Rosser (KRWordgazer) "The man should be the spiritual leader of the home."  That is the standard teaching of most Protestant, evangelical churches.  The Open Bible website has a whole page of Scriptures which apparently support this-- many of which I have addressed elsewhere on this blog.  I believe this … [Read more...]

On a Lighter Note

by Mari The only time we ever got new clothes was on our birthdays and Christmas. At this point in my life, I totally understand that. I don’t see the point in buying each kid a bunch of new clothes when they’re going to outgrow them in a matter of weeks or months. I don’t think I really cared all that much about it at the time either. But, one day, one of the neighbors gave us a gift certificate to K-Mart. (This was back when K-Mart was cool. I still have a soft spot in my heart for K-Mart because of this!) We went on a good ol’ shopping spree. I got a purple corduroy skirt and purple t-shirt set. When my parents asked my little brother what he wanted, he said, … [Read more...]


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