NLQ Question on the Week: Why Do Women Willingly Join Quiverfull?

NLQ Question on the Week: Why Do Women Willingly Join Quiverfull? March 16, 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.

One thing is for sure, if you read women’s cultural enforcer blogs online, like Debi Pearl or Lori Alexander, you will question why any woman would willingly sign up for the Quiverfull life. It’s a confusing, ever-shifting landscape of rules and must-dos without much observable benefit or advantage. So why do it in the first place?

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