It Goes In Cycles: Push For “Early Marriage” Makes the Rounds AGAIN Lately, Because of Marriage-Idolater, Singleness Shaming Brad Wilcox (Feb 2022)

It Goes In Cycles: Push For “Early Marriage” Makes the Rounds AGAIN Lately, Because of Marriage-Idolater, Singleness Shaming Brad Wilcox (Feb 2022) Late night talk show host Johnny Carson used to have this joke that there’s only one fruit cake in the United States, nobody wants it, so they pack it up and mail it … Continue reading “It Goes In Cycles: Push For “Early Marriage” Makes the Rounds AGAIN Lately, Because of Marriage-Idolater, Singleness Shaming Brad Wilcox (Feb 2022)”

Is Early Marriage Really THAT Counter-Cultural? I Think Not – Re: Christianity Today Editorial by Rebecca Brewster Stevenson

Is Early Marriage Really THAT Counter-Cultural? I Think Not – Re: Christianity Today Editorial by Rebecca Brewster Stevenson So, I saw this headline from Christianity Today. This seems to be an annual thing with Christians. At least once a year, I see a major Christian magazine or blog publish some kind of article lamenting the … Continue reading “Is Early Marriage Really THAT Counter-Cultural? I Think Not – Re: Christianity Today Editorial by Rebecca Brewster Stevenson”

Men Who Have Children Younger Die By Mid-Life -early marriage also involved, says researchers

Men Who Have Children Younger Die By Mid-Life -early marriage also involved, says researchers So much for the evangelical, Reformed, and Southern Baptist method of guilt tripping and shaming people into early marriage – and parenthood. They’ve been having fits about the fact that Christians are either not marrying at all (or not having children … Continue reading “Men Who Have Children Younger Die By Mid-Life -early marriage also involved, says researchers”

Southern Baptists Pushing Early Marriage, Baby Making – Iranians Pushing Mandatory Motherhood – When Christians Sound Like Muslims

Southern Baptists Pushing Early Marriage, Baby Making – Iranians Pushing Mandatory Motherhood – When Christians Sound Like Muslims I first saw mention of this via (Link): Defend The Sheep’s Twitter feed (Julie Anne of SSB blog). From The Christian Post, August 20, 2014: (Link): Southern Baptist Leaders: Christians Should Make Themselves ‘Marry-able’ Younger And today, … Continue reading “Southern Baptists Pushing Early Marriage, Baby Making – Iranians Pushing Mandatory Motherhood – When Christians Sound Like Muslims”

Old Testament Studies Blog on Various Topics From Early Marriage to Sexual Sin to Evangelical and Baptist Propensity to Make an Idol Out of Family Marriage and Parenthood Etc Etc

Old Testament Studies Blog on Various Topics From Early Marriage to Sexual Sin to Evangelical and Baptist Propensity to Make an Idol Out of Family Marriage and Parenthood Etc Etc I’m not necessarily in agreement with all views of the guy behind this blog, the OTSB (Old Testament Studies Blog). For one, he seems to … Continue reading “Old Testament Studies Blog on Various Topics From Early Marriage to Sexual Sin to Evangelical and Baptist Propensity to Make an Idol Out of Family Marriage and Parenthood Etc Etc”

Posts By A. Marcotte Re Various Topics E.G.: Pre-Marital Sex, Virginity, Modesty Teachings, Marriage, Divorce, Childfree, Birth Control, Early Marriage, Gender Roles, Female Libido, etc

Posts By A. Marcotte Re Various Topics E.G.: Pre-Marital Sex, Virginity, Modesty Teachings, Marriage, Divorce, Childfree, Birth Control, Early Marriage, Gender Roles, Sexual Harassment, Female Libido, etc Please remember that I am right wing and respect people remaining virgins until marriage, but this woman, Marcotte, is left wing, and in at least one of her … Continue reading “Posts By A. Marcotte Re Various Topics E.G.: Pre-Marital Sex, Virginity, Modesty Teachings, Marriage, Divorce, Childfree, Birth Control, Early Marriage, Gender Roles, Female Libido, etc”

Strawman Argument Against Celibacy / Virginity and Sexual Purity by the Anti Sexual Purity Gestapo – The First Person Argument – vis a vis Early Marriage debate (Part 1)

Strawman Argument Against Celibacy / Virginity and Sexual Purity by the Anti Sexual Purity Gestapo – The First Person Argument – vis a vis Early Marriage debate (This is Part 1 – Link to Part 2 is at the end.) I sometimes see liberal Christians use this argument, but it’s usually atheists, or other types … Continue reading “Strawman Argument Against Celibacy / Virginity and Sexual Purity by the Anti Sexual Purity Gestapo – The First Person Argument – vis a vis Early Marriage debate (Part 1)”

Christian Early Marriage Position Advocates A Low View of Celibacy and Virginity and Adult Singleness – another example: Justin Deeter Blog about Early Marriage

Christian Early Marriage Position Advocates A Low View of Celibacy and Virginity and Adult Singleness – another example: Justin Deeter Blog about Early Marriage Link is to Justin Deeter’s blog page: (Link): A Case for Early Marriage: Why It’s a Good Idea to Get Married Young Deeter’s page about early marriage contains several unbiblical positions, … Continue reading “Christian Early Marriage Position Advocates A Low View of Celibacy and Virginity and Adult Singleness – another example: Justin Deeter Blog about Early Marriage”

Oklahoma to End Marriage and Make Divorce More Difficult – News Links (One report says more early marriage in Okla. seems to lead to more divorce)

Oklahoma to End Marriage and Make Divorce More Difficult – News Links Oklahoma politicians want to make divorce more difficult to obtain, except in cases of abuse and adultery. Other Oklahoma politicians want to do away with marriage altogether. (Link): To keep same-sex marriage illegal, Oklahoma lawmaker proposes ban on all marriages OKLAHOMA CITY, Jan. … Continue reading “Oklahoma to End Marriage and Make Divorce More Difficult – News Links (One report says more early marriage in Okla. seems to lead to more divorce)”

Rush to early marriage feeds Utah’s higher-than-average divorce rate (article)

Rush to early marriage feeds Utah’s higher-than-average divorce rate (article) Someone in a comment thread at the Stuff Christian Culture Likes group linked to this, which is pertinent to this blog: (Link): Rush to early marriage feeds Utah’s higher-than-average divorce rate (article) Excerpts: May 1st, 2013 Posted in Arts and Life By Dani Hayes LOGAN—Utah … Continue reading “Rush to early marriage feeds Utah’s higher-than-average divorce rate (article)”

Misapplication of Biblical Verses About Fertility (also mentions early marriage) – a paper by J. McKeown

Thanks to a recent blog visitor, Mr. John McKeown, I was made aware of this paper (PDF) – I just realized he is also the author! (Link): US Protestant Natalist Reception of Old Testament “Fruitful Verses”: A Critique – from The University of Liverpool Above link no longer works, please try this one:  (Link): Title: US … Continue reading “Misapplication of Biblical Verses About Fertility (also mentions early marriage) – a paper by J. McKeown”

A Case Against Early Marriage by Ashley Moore (editorial)

A Case Against Early Marriage by Ashley Moore (editorial) Read it here: (Link): A Case Against Early Marriage by Ashley Moore (editorial) Excerpts: Eight years later, I’m still not married. I’d tell you it’s been awesome, but you probably wouldn’t believe me. Society, and particularly the church, seems so uncomfortable with singleness. By the time … Continue reading “A Case Against Early Marriage by Ashley Moore (editorial)”