Posted in Family life, History of Homeschooling, Motherhood, Parental motivation, tagged Above Rubies, Allan Carlson, Bill Gothard, Birthrates, Botkin Sisters, Carmon Friedrich, Charles Provan, Constitution Party, Dawn Irons, Debi Pearl, Doug Phillips, Focus on the Family, Francis Schaeffer, Howard Phillips, James Dobson, Jan Hess, Jerry Falwell, Jonathan Falwell, Jr., Kathryn Joyce, Martha Peace, Mary Pride, Michael Pearl, Moral Majority, Nancy Campbell, No Greater Joy, Patriarchy, Philip Lancaster, Phillip Longman, Quiverfull, R.C. Sproul, Rachel Scott, Rick Hess, Rousas Rushdoony, Southern Baptist Convention on June 22, 2009|
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This post reviews Kathryn Joyce, Quiverfull: Inside the Christian Patriarchy Movement (Boston: Beacon Press, 2009).
Joyce, a freelance journalist based in New York City, here pens an important book on one of the most dynamic subcultures within the homeschooling world: “quiverfull” families where father is patriarchal lord, mother is submissive breeder of as many children as God provides, sons are trained to be arrows used in battle against secularism, and daughters are given a sex-specific home education to prepare them to be obedient wives and dutiful mothers. (more…)
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Posted in History of Homeschooling, Homeschool Jurisprudence, Homeschool Law, Politics of homeschooling, tagged Chris Klicka, Home School Legal Defense Association, Howard Ahmanson, HSLDA, John W. Whitehead, Rousas J. Rushdoony, Rousas Rushdoony, Rutherford Institute on March 25, 2009|
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This blog is usually not really bloggy, in the sense that I don’t normally comment on other blogs posting about this or that passing tidbit. But today I’ll break from my normal modus operandi for a truly remarkable tidbit.
Yesterday I read on Rod Dreher’s “Crunchycon” blog that Howard Ahmanson, the famous Orange County Billionaire whose funding has long been of vital importance to conservative Christian causes, had become a Democrat. From the perspective of homeschooling history, this is amazing. (more…)
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