NLQ Question of the Week: Why Not Allow Children Small Freedoms?

NLQ Question of the Week: Why Not Allow Children Small Freedoms? January 5, 2017

QuestionoftheweekThis is a series we run every Thursday. The questions are things that people who may not know much about the Quiverfull movement or even Fundamentalist or Evangelical Christianity ask about the lifestyle. Examining some of the questions involving Quiverfull theology and life can only shine a light on the toxic nature of this lifestyle choice.

In the last day we’ve seen fear mongering posts on how you have to stay on top of your children every moment of every day to make them obedient, physically discipline them in a harsh way to insure compliance. This also relates back to our first NLQ Question of the Week – Are Patriarchal Moms Actually Helicopter Parents?

Is all this control really about keeping a child from sinning, or is it to make the parent feel better?

moreRead last week’s Question

Read a random Question


Stay in touch! Like No Longer Quivering on Facebook:

If this is your first time visiting NLQ please read our Welcome page and our Comment Policy!

Copyright notice: If you use any content from NLQ, including any of our research or Quoting Quiverfull quotes, please give us credit and a link back to this site. All original content is owned by No Longer Quivering and Patheos.com

Read our hate mail at Jerks 4 Jesus

Contact NLQ at SuzanneNLQ@gmail.com

Comments open below

NLQ Recommended Reading …

Quiverfull: Inside the Christian Patriarchy Movement by Kathryn Joyce

13:24 – A Story of Faith and Obsession by M Dolon Hickmon

// ]]>

"She does know and she endorses everything that word means. Venker is a racist liar ..."

Suzanne Venker, Gender Genocide, Toxic Masculinity, ..."
"Phyllis Schlafly was a liar. She was never a housewife; she married money and spent ..."

Suzanne Venker, Gender Genocide, Toxic Masculinity, ..."
"I've only had a few economic classes myself - but Stephanie Coontz makes the same ..."

Suzanne Venker, Gender Genocide, Toxic Masculinity, ..."
"There church I grew up in had nursery for kids under 5 and children's church ..."

What Exactly is ‘Blanket Training’?

Browse Our Archives

Follow Us!


Related posts from No Longer Quivering
TRENDING AT PATHEOS Nonreligious
What Are Your Thoughts?leave a comment