Abusive religion & spiritual abuse

ADDITIONAL RESOURCES are on the page EX-Quiverfull….Survivor Resources

Baptist Women for Equality blog

The Barnabas Ministry helps people deal with unsatisfying, difficult, unhealthy or abusive church experiences”

Breaking Their Will: Shedding Light on Religious Child Maltreatment (book) by Janet Heimlich as well as the author’s blog Religious Child Maltreatment.

Broken Daughters

Broken Flowers of the Catholic Homesteading Movement

Commandments of Men “Examining the dark, hyper-fundamentalist side of the Christian faith, including movements such as Patriarchy, Quiverfull, Courtship, Family Integrated Churches, Christian Homeschooling, the Religious Right, and many more.”

Church Exiters

The Cult Next Door survivor blog

Defeating the Dragons

Defeating the Dragons  “ongoing journey in overcoming a fundamentalist indoctrination.”

Emotional Abuse and Your Faith

Exposing Dictator/False Pastors

Freedom For Christian Women Coalition
Includes links to the Seneca Falls 2 Evangelical Women’s Rights Convention

Freedom From Abuse Network “Freedom from emotional, spiritual, sexual & physical abuse from within the Independent Fundamentalist Baptist (IFB) churches, christian schools, group homes and colleges.” Also includes Bill Gothard’s organization.

Former Hephzibah Girls Survivors blog

Free Elsie FACEBOOK [private] group for girls who survived Patriarchy-influenced homeschooling.

Galatians 4 Blog that points our false teachers and tries to warn sincere Christians of abuse.

Hephzibah House [official cite]

Homeschooling’s Invisible Children link

Hurt By the Church

Ill-legalism Site supporting recovering legalists

Independent Spirits: Freedom from the Umbrella of Deception web site for survivors and other ex-ATI/IBLP members.

Jen’s Gems LINK I LINK 2Vision Forum leader’s abuse

Leaving Fundamentalism [UK blog]

Author Kathryn Joyce’s blog (Author of Quiverfull: Inside the Christian Patriarchy Movement)

Quivering Daughters Blog and book by survivor [daughter] of the Quiverfull movement.

Quiverfull and Bill Gothard

Quiverfull Sorority of Survivors-

RH Reality Check Quiverfull page

Are Scott and Andrea Bass a Quiverfull Family [abuse story]

Sovereign Grace Ministries Survivors

Spiritual Abuse Awareness

Stop Baptist Predators

Subtle Power of Spiritual Abuse [book]

Submission Tyranny in Church & Society [blog of Author, Waneta Dawn see her novel below]

Three in One Makes Five Survivor blog

Under Much Grace “Resources for Recovery From Spiritual Abuse” Blogger Under Much Grace offers a long, helpful list of information sources on Hephzibah House along with information for survivors of abuse at that institution. She also offers Three Things You Can do to Stop the Abuse at Hephzibah House.

Unspoken Words a Message survivor’s blog

Why Not Train A Child? This blog discusses the abuse committed by followers of Michael and Debi Pearl

Women in Ministry Offers a “dialogue on the issue of women in ministry and the freedom for women to teach the bible in a public setting.”

Women Submit! Christians &Domestic Violence


Author Waneta Dawn’s novel, Behind the Hedge,” looks at Christian submissive marriage gone wrong.

When Sparrows Fall, a forthcoming novel by author Meg Moseley provides a fictionalized look into the closed world of ultra-conservative, Quiverfull-minded homeschooling.

Other Nonfiction

Girl’s Guide to Homelessness  [Jehovah’s Witness] Not really QF but may be of interest.

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