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Author Joyce, Kathryn, 1979-

Title Quiverfull : inside the Christian patriarchy movement / Kathryn Joyce.

Publication Info. Boston : Beacon Press, [2009]


Location Call No. Status
 Cromwell-Belden Public Library - Adult Department  227.3 JOY    Check Shelf
 Manchester, Main Library - Non Fiction  227.3 JOYCE    Check Shelf
 Newington, Lucy Robbins Welles Library - Adult Department  277.3083 JOYCE    Check Shelf
Description xiv, 258 pages ; 24 cm
Note Includes index.
Summary 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.
Contents pt. 1. Wives. Massachusetts hope -- The church comes home -- The men who would be kings -- The new reformation -- Titus 2 : submission and war -- Titus 2 in Tennessee -- No greater joy -- The small world of Vision Forum -- Life in the garden -- pt. 2. Mothers. Be fruitful and multiply -- The Bible and birth control -- Trust and obey -- Blessed arrows -- The natural family -- Return to patriarchy -- Godly seeds -- Demographic winter -- Exiting the movement -- pt. 3. Daughters. Victory through daughters.
Subject Women in fundamentalist churches -- History.
Patriarchy -- Religious aspects -- Christianity.
ISBN 9780807010709 hardcover alkaline paper
0807010707 hardcover alkaline paper
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