Saturday News Links – August 24, 2013

Saturday News Links – August 24, 2013 August 24, 2013

Christian family fed up with the immorality of the US gets a sailboat, inadequate supplies, packs up the children and tries to cross the Pacific Ocean to an island. It goes about like you think it would – http://www.npr.org/blogs/thetwo-way/2013/08/11/211072485/family-rescued-in-pacific-after-sailing-where-god-led-us

A dozen myths about women that go all the way back to the Dark Ages that are still prevalent in conservative Christian circles – http://www.addictinginfo.org/2013/08/08/right-wing-anti-woman-dark-ages-myths/

Kenneth Copeland’s vaccine-denying church is experiencing a measles outbreak. Instant karma’s getting him. – http://blogs.dallasobserver.com/unfairpark/2013/08/theres_a_measles_outbreak_at_v.php

Kevin Swanson of Generations Radio is claiming that the Boy Scouts are making up new merit badges for sin, such as cannibalism and sodomy –
http://www.rawstory.com/rs/2013/08/19/christian-radio-hosts-gay-boy-scouts-will-get-merit-badges-for-sodomy-incest-and-cannibalism/

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NLQ Recommended Reading …

Breaking Their Will: Shedding Light on Religious Child Maltreatment‘ by Janet Heimlich

Quivering Daughters‘ by Hillary McFarland

Quiverfull: Inside the Christian Patriarchy Movement‘ by Kathryn Joyce

 


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