Stories by Kathryn Joyce

Kathryn Joyce is the author of Quiverfull: Inside the Christian Patriarchy Movement (Beacon, 2009). subscribe to Kathryn Joyce's feed

Posted on: Dec 6, 2013, Source: The American Prospect

They were raised to carry the fundamentalist banner forward and redeem America. But now their Generation is rebelling.

Posted on: Aug 15, 2011, Source: Mother Jones

Cut-off from parents and the outside of world, troubled teens are forced to endure the physical and psychological abuse of these Christian teen homes.

Posted on: Apr 24, 2011, Source: The Nation

Declaring a global "orphan crisis," US evangelicals ride to the rescue -- with unintended results.

Posted on: Nov 10, 2010, Source: Ms. Magazine

Women's health clinics located near Crisis Pregnancy Centers are far more likely to experience violence by anti-abortion forces.

Posted on: Oct 13, 2010, Source: The Nation

The real story of Christine O'Donnell's time at the Claremont Institute is how thoroughly she absorbed its viciously antigay politics.

Posted on: Sep 27, 2010, Source: Religion Dispatches

Religious right-wing groups are uniting to fight the culture wars.

Posted on: Dec 20, 2009, Source: Religion Dispatches

Thanks to anti-abortion forces in Congress and other culture warriors, female soldiers are not protected by the Constitution they defend.

Posted on: Aug 28, 2009, Source: The Nation

Many Christian adoption agencies are far more concerned with artificially producing "orphans" for Christian parents to adopt, than helping birth parents care for wanted children.

Posted on: Jul 22, 2009, Source: Religion Dispatches

Distrustful of experts, many Quiverfull followers are leaving childbirth to God. The recent death of a newborn, however, exposes a growing rift.

Posted on: Feb 1, 2009, Source: Religion Dispatches

Escaping an abusive marriage is no easy task for many evangelical women, many of whom have pastors that say physical abuse is no reason for divorce.

Posted on: Jan 21, 2009, Source: Religion Dispatches

A disturbing number of Christian women are throwing their support behind the "patriarchy movement."

Posted on: Apr 24, 2008, Source: RH Reality Check

The Catholic church's anti-contraception stance continues to harm women around the world, even while the majority of Catholics reject it.

Posted on: Feb 18, 2008, Source: The Nation

Conservatives predict a catastrophe as white birthrates in the "West" fall. Their solution? Take away women's rights and compel reproduction.

Posted on: Nov 13, 2006, Source: The Nation

The Christian 'Quiverfull' movement measures a mother's spiritual resolve by the number of children she raises, each one an arrow in the quiver of God's army.