August 27, 2010

James McDonald’s suggested questions for a potential groom

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Courtship Questions for Potential Suitors by James McDonald on his wife, Stacey’s blog HERE

Further discussion of this post can be found in this post by THAT MOM.

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August 26, 2010

“fertility Christianity: “Sowing the Wind and Reaping the Whirlwind”

Posted in Quierfull, quierfull movement, Quiverfull, Uncategorized tagged , , at 9:45 pm by hopewellslibraryoflife

Post on discrimination, tax exempt organizations and “fertility Christianity” from the newsletter of the “Freedom for Christian Women Coalition” LINK

The Cult Next Doore–guest post on LEGALISM

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Check out a  guest post on legalism at the Cult Next Door by Eric Pazdziora LINK

August 18, 2010

Quiverfull? Egyptian Singles? What could they have in common? A lot….

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Last night, NPR ran a story about the struggle to marry in Egypt. So many similarities with young adults in Quiverfull families so here is the link. You can read a transcript or listen to the story. Here, too, is a link to the book mentioned in the story

August 12, 2010

An Open Letters to the Duggars–various sources

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An Open Letter to the Duggars by blogger Hopewell Takes on Life! [the creator of this blog as well]

first letter

second letter

An Open Letter to the American Media Regarding the Duggar Family at Chez Paienza LINK

follow up to this letter: LINK

An Open Letter to John David Duggar by blogger a Southern Soap Opera

part one

part two

part three

part four

Dear FBI, Please Raid the Duggar Family Compound posted at CLOG LINK

Florilegium Suburbanum: An Open Letter to Jim Bob and Michelle Duggar LINK

August 10, 2010

Characteristics of Religious Addiction

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Blogger Atheolous has a post exploring the Characteristics of Religious Addiction. Readers will recognize parallels with Quiverfull, ATI/IBLP, Vision Forum and other groups within the scope of A Quiver Full of Information.

August 3, 2010

“19 Kids and Counting” returns to TLC tonight

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The new season starts tonight on TLC. The Duggar family, probably the best-known family in Bill Gothard’s ATI homeschooling group, return with new episodes of their reality show “19 Kids and Counting” tonight on the TLC network. The show’s episodes, in the past, have been available on iTunes and other retail outlets on the internet. Many are put-up as complete episodes on http://www.tlc.com or on http://www.youtube.com as well.

The family had a promotional appearance this morning on NBC’s “Today” show. For the video click HERE.