Resources on Christian Patriarchy, Abuse, and Extreme Fundamentalism

My fundamentalism of the 1950s and 1960s was bad enough, but today’s fundamentalism has become much worse, more extreme, and more harmful. Issues include patriarchy, child rearing abuse, purity and shame culture, isolated homeschooling, sexual abuse, and others. This complex mixture of interacting beliefs impact millions of believers with severe pain and baggage.

In addition, many evangelicals are returning to fundamentalism. I plan to post a number of articles on these baggage issues this year. Some of them will focus on specific personalities–which I don’t usually do on this blog; but the story of today’s extreme fundamentalism is incomplete without mentioning some of the significant leaders.

Following Jesus without Baggage

Websites and Blogs

Additional Resources


From Jesus without Baggage


From Others

Patriarchy and Complementarianism
Abusive Child Rearing
Modesty, Purity, and Shame
Sexual Abuse

By Boz Tchividjian

By Natalie Greenfield

By Other Writers

Spiritual, Emotional, and Physical Abuse
Fundamentalist Homeschooling Movement
Quiverful Movement
Evangelical Return to Fundamentalism
Reconstruction, Dominion, and Theonomy


12 Responses to Resources on Christian Patriarchy, Abuse, and Extreme Fundamentalism

  1. Pingback: My Fundamentalism of the 1960s Has Changed for the Worse—Considerably Worse | Jesus Without Baggage

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  5. Pingback: How Christian Patriarchy is a Misguided and Harmful Belief that Does Tremendous Damage | Jesus Without Baggage

  6. Pingback: Examining Passages from Genesis Used to Support Patriarchy in the Church | Jesus Without Baggage

  7. Pingback: How Does Complementarian Christian Patriarchy Differ from Fundamentalist Christian Patriarchy Since Both are Very Harmful? | Jesus Without Baggage

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  10. Pingback: The Many Women Leaders in Paul’s Circles Don’t Seem to Represent Christian Patriarchy | Jesus Without Baggage

  11. Pingback: 5 Ways Christian Patriarchy Harms Men | Jesus Without Baggage

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