Worthwhile Reads: Fundamentalist Religion and Real Life

As I put together these four links, I tried to figure out if there was a common theme. Finally I found one: all four deal with how fundamentalist and conservative evangelical religion, especially through formulas and tropes that become “true” through constant repetition, can affect real people’s real lives negatively.

Guest Post: Pray Together or Stay Together, by Sarah, on Permission to Live

Is This Real Life? The Reproductive Rights Version, by Larkin Callaghan

Purity Balls: Disempowering Young Women with Help from their Dads, on Change.org

My So-Called Ex-Gay Life, on American Prospect

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