Tag Archives: religious abuse

I used to be a dominionist without even knowing it.

I’ve written about dominionist Christianity extensively, so I won’t describe it at length here.  One of the most toxic and abusive doctrines of dominionism is that if you are vulnerable in any way — if you are poor, sick, disabled, … Continue reading

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13 red flags of a dominionist church.

I’ve written about Christian dominionism before, especially as it relates to our current political situation here in America, but what exactly is it, and how can you tell if your church has gone dominionist or has dominionist tendencies? What is … Continue reading

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Insanity is our new normal: the rise of the Christian Taliban.

Scene from Hulu’s version of The Handmaid’s Tale   Something I’ve been saying a lot lately is that there is no such thing as a conspiracy theory anymore.   That’s because America has gone insane and all the crazy tin-foil … Continue reading

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My Fundamentalism of the 1960s Has Changed for the Worse—Considerably Worse

Originally posted on Jesus Without Baggage:
We became fundamentalists in 1958 when I was 7, and I ate it up! We joined a Freewill Baptist Church and I was with those churches until 1970. However, I did not absorb fundamentalism…

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My love affair with Scientology.

Credit: South Park: What Scientologists Believe – Business Insider In the late seventies, I flirted with $cientology (the $ sign isn’t accidental). This happened when I came across one of its books (one of the only ones not written by … Continue reading

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Do we give “the narcs” more power than they deserve?

In my last post, I ranted about a few bloggers that targeted me when I began to move on from my righteous anger at what my narcissistic parents and ex did to me.  About a year ago, I reached a … Continue reading

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“The Duggars: Abuse and Conservative Religion”

Michelle and Jim Bob Duggar; Josh Duggar (inset) The article I’m going to post is about half a year old, and was written following the sexual abuse scandal involving Josh Duggar (the Duggar’s oldest son) of the reality show 19 … Continue reading

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Trolls and lack of motivation.

I thought I had my lack of motivation all figured out, and thought I’d conquered it, but obviously I haven’t, since I’ve been posting a lot less than I used to and it hasn’t gotten any better. I can’t figure … Continue reading

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“Soulmates in Hell: Religious Narcissists–Evil in Disguise. “

I stumbled on a new blog and just read this article. Every word the author says is true. I’ve known so many religious types who use religion as a tool to abuse. These are truly the wolves in sheep’s clothing. … Continue reading

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To My Non-Christian Friends: What You Should Know

Originally posted on All My Roads:
I am a Christian. As a Christian- particularly one of the Evangelical bent- mine is a tradition that has a reputation for abrasive condemnations of those who aren’t Christians: screaming brimstone and judgment from…

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