Quiverfull

Quiverfull

Inside the Christian Patriarchy Movement

Book - 2009
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Provides an intimate view of the patriarchy movement. They believe the "biblical" woman wears modest, feminine dress and avoids not only sex but also dating before marriage. She doesn't speak in church, or try to have authority over men. She is a submissive wife who bolsters her husband in his role as spiritual and earthly leader of the family.
Publisher: Boston : Beacon Press, c2009
ISBN: 9780807010709
0807010707
Branch Call Number: 277.3083 J853q 2009
Characteristics: xiv, 258 p. ; 24 cm

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Neptune1020 Jul 11, 2012

An interesting look at a radical and controversial movement.

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Locksmith1
Sep 23, 2011

Most familiar from TV family "The Duggars", the Christian patriarchy movement is concerned with "biblically" defined roles for husbands, wives, and children in the family, and the strategy of outnumbering non-Christians in the American population by outbreeding them with extreme patriarchal children. A vivid picture of the movement, and a spur to further research for any secular, feminist, Christian or other reader who considers personal or religious freedom important.

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Neptune1020 Jul 11, 2012

Neptune1020 thinks this title is suitable for 13 years and over

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Neptune1020 Jul 11, 2012

Other: The book provokes discussion and debate more suitable for teens and adults.

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