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Religious Trauma Syndrome: How Some Organized Religion Leads to Mental Health Problems

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At age sixteen I began what would be a four year struggle with bulimia.  When the symptoms started, I turned in desperation to adults who knew more than I did about how to stop shameful behavior—my Bible study leader and … Continue reading

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Don’t Want Pro-Genocide Bible Lessons in Your Public School? Fight Back! Here’s How.

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It is 1970, a June afternoon in Phoenix, about 105 degrees.  My mother pulls into a dusty parking lot where cars and church vans are dropping off little kids with scruffy suitcases and sleeping bags. At $20 a subsidized head, … Continue reading

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