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Tag Archive: Beating children for god

Nov 16 2011

They’re not here to play

Frank Schaeffer fills us in on the world of evangelical child discipline for the glory of god, otherwise known as child abuse. There’s the Texas judge, there are Michael and Debi Pearl, there’s James Dobson, and there’s Bill Gothard. And it is not just individuals who are abused. Whole “Christian” organizations are involved. According to …

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Sep 09 2011

The death of Lydia Schatz

Lydia

The deeper we dig into Patriarchal Christianity, the more rot and corruption we find, so we dig again, and find more, so we dig again, and… We find for instance (via Janet Heimlich at Religious Child Maltreatment) Elizabeth and Kevin Schatz of Paradise California, who beat their adopted daughter Lydia, age 7, to death.

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