Girls, Cults, and Healing Past Wounds

Christopher Owens is a former member of Children of God, a religious sect most people consider to be a cult. Owens is now the lead singer and main songwriter for the critically acclaimed band Girls, who recently released a new album, Father, Son, Holy Ghost. Listening to other tracks off of their new album, like the happy-go-lucky, Beach Boy-influenced tune "Honey Bunny," I’d never have guessed at Owens's dark past. But as I listened further, I realized that the band’s exploration of such a wide … [Read more...]