Worthwhile Reads: Santorum, environmentalism, and more

Julie Ingersoll’s excellent article, “Obama’s ‘Phony Religion’ is Environmentalism, Santorum Explains,” discusses the anti-environmentalism rhetoric of the right and even draws connections to leading Christian Patriarchy group Vision Forum.

Feministe is beginning a series on Evangelical Christianity, and I am keenly interested to read their take. Read the introduction here.

Sierra discusses my post on Christian Patriarchy’s concerns about women voting by pointing out an egregious contradiction in their reasoning.  She is excellent, as usual!

Melissa talks about how church has made her young daughter scared of God. Only telling her daughter that God is “just a story” ended the recurrent night terrors.

Why Josh Duggar's "Teenage Mistakes" Matter
What You Need to Know about the Josh Duggar Police Report
When the Perpetrators Matter More than the Victims and "Family Values" Means Covering for Child Sexual Assault
Anna Duggar and the Silencing Power of Forgiveness
About Libby Anne

Libby Anne grew up in a large evangelical homeschool family highly involved in the Christian Right. College turned her world upside down, and she is today an atheist, a feminist, and a progressive. She blogs about leaving religion, her experience with the Christian Patriarchy and Quiverfull movements, the detrimental effects of the "purity culture," the contradictions of conservative politics, and the importance of feminism.


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