In this book, Kathryn Joyce has produced an example of top-notch journalism and muckracking.
The truth is generally found somewhere in the middle of all topics, and there is very little middle ground presented in this book.
Something else I really appreciate about this book ~ Quiverfull puts the whole movement on display all at once.
Every Christian should read this book. K. Joyce did an excellent job in her research. I wish she would write a sequel to this book in light of what has recently happen to Bill... Read morePublished 2 months ago by cami mckellar
How easily we become intimidated by Christian groups that quote Scripture. And how typical it is of cult-like Christian groups to quote Scripture selectively or inadequately, such... Read morePublished 3 months ago by Calliope
Kathryn Joyce should have included the sources of her quotes. She quotes extensively from leaders of the quiverfull movement but doesn't include the sources, so it gets in the way... Read morePublished 4 months ago by Thomas
I picked this book up because I wanted to know more about the Quiverfull movement, the belief system espoused by the Duggar family. Having read it, it made me react strongly. Read morePublished 4 months ago by Shirley S
According to the people I know that were raised in that community and ultimately left it, the information in the book is a good representation of the things they experienced. Read morePublished 5 months ago by bookmaster
I'm not a fundy so this kind of lifestyle is pretty foreign to me but I have a friend that broke away from this lifestyle. I wanted to better understand some her experiences. Read morePublished 5 months ago by M. Craig
MS Joyce approached our family under false pretenses, saying that she had an interest in learning more about big, happy families like ours. Read morePublished 7 months ago by shell m
Question 1: Must one accept and insist upon "the literal truth of the Bible as the divine word of God"? (p. Read morePublished 9 months ago by Mike DePue, OFS
As a Christian, the thing that bothers me most about the patriarchal dominionist movement is the fact that so many young people who have been raised in the Quiverfull,... Read morePublished 9 months ago by SJ Reidhead