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Vyckie Garrison, single mom of 7 kids, is a former adherent of the Quiverfull movement - a growing segment of Christian fundamentalists who advocate biblical patriarchy, prolific motherhood, homeschooling, courtship & betrothal, and other craziness like that. Garrison tells the story of how she came to embrace the extreme lifestyle and why she left at her "No Longer Quivering" blog: http://nolongerquivering.com

Fearing God at The End of the World

Fearing God at The End of the World

To tell the truth, I am a little afraid - not that the world will end, but that life goes on and I have relatively little control over whatever the…

“Taking Her Myself” A New Trend in Quiverfull Courtship/Betrothal

“Taking Her Myself” A New Trend in Quiverfull Courtship/Betrothal

As Quiverfull Believers dig ever-deeper into their Bibles in search of the truly "biblical model" for godly marriage, ideas about courtship and "betrothal" are becoming increasingly savage and brutish.…

From The Inside: Scammed by the Family Values Money Machine

From The Inside: Scammed by the Family Values Money Machine

The Quiverfull worldview and lifestyle which I felt that I had carefully considered and thoughtfully adopted is, in actuality, a product called “Biblical Family Values” …

A Former Fundamentalist Decodes Michele Bachmann’s Marriage Vow Pledge

A Former Fundamentalist Decodes Michele Bachmann’s Marriage Vow Pledge

Michele Bachmann made news by signing The Marriage Vow…

How to Talk to a Fundamentalist (If You Must)

How to Talk to a Fundamentalist (If You Must)

For those who have an opportunity to engage with a fundamentalist and want to make an honest attempt to break through the dogma and prejudice which channel their every thought…