Our rural church was an important center of our family life both for our nuclear family and our extended family. When my sister, one of my cousins, one of our friends, or when I misbehaved at church we weren't warned and taken home. A parent simply took us outside; most often around to a bench in the churchyard, bared our bottom and spanked as necessary. This was not seen as an event to be remarked upon but simply a common occurance of everyday family life in the greater church family. The misbehaving child was quietly, or not so quietly escorted or carried from the church building or event. The spanking was administered as the parent saw fit.
The Christian wife-spanking movement [TW]
Well, not really. It was in the back of my mind, especially on the few nights that I had received discipline from DH. How will I relay this story? Will readers think he is being mean and unfair, or will they understand? Am I the only one who distracts herself?
Most Christians, and for that matter most Americans, are woefully ignorant of any history beyond the last 20 years. In the London Quarterly Review of Legal cases Vol , published in , we read of a case that is referenced from a century earlier which established the right of husbands to spank their wives with switches:. Then in , Tennessee became the first state to outlaw wife beating in the United States. Other states would soon follow in passing laws outlawing wife beating.
Regular visitors will know this is a sister website to www. Contact: chasyoung3 yahoo. At university I was in a hockey team; just a league within the university. I was never good enough or, at 5 feet 2 inches on a good day, tall enough to compete at any sort of competitive level. My team played in green kit from head to toe; we looked like unripe ears of corn.