Book Review: Spiritual Sobriety by Elizabeth Esther

I love so much of Elizabeth Esther's writing because what she says fits my experiences in unhealthy churches. I preordered her book Spiritual Sobriety: Stumbling back to faith when good religion goes bad in spring of last year, around the same time that I interviewed her on my blog. Recently I re-read my copy before … Continue reading Book Review: Spiritual Sobriety by Elizabeth Esther

Book review: Stolen Innocence by Elissa Wall

I got this book from a giveaway over atĀ SpiritualAbuse.orgĀ a couple of summers ago, when I was blogging about leaving fundamentalism. Stolen Innocence is Elissa Wall's memoir of leaving the fundamentalist Mormon church (FLDS) as an adult. She was told to marry one of her cousins when she was only 14. Elissa gives a good history … Continue reading Book review: Stolen Innocence by Elissa Wall

Book Review: The God Gene by Dean Hamer

A couple of summers ago, I checked out a few non-fiction books from the library. One of them was The God Gene: How Faith is Hardwired into our Genes by Dean Hamer, a molecular biologist who studies behavioral genetics. His premise was basically this: you can take this research either as proof that God exists … Continue reading Book Review: The God Gene by Dean Hamer

Narnia is evil. Because scripture. | What one fundamentalist preacher said about C.S. Lewis

So last summer I read this book called Cameras in Narnia: How the Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe Came to Life. I'm getting ready to mail the book back to the friend I borrowed it from, so I skimmed it again. The author gives an inside perspective since he was on set for almost … Continue reading Narnia is evil. Because scripture. | What one fundamentalist preacher said about C.S. Lewis