Worth a read…regardless of your opinion on the latest Evangelical micro tempest.
By R.L. Stollar, HA Community Coordinator
Two Joshes. Both ATI alumni. Both perpretrators of serious crimes.
But each one received very different reactions from the conservative Christian milieu in which they grew up. And those reactions are worth taking a closer look at.
Josh Duggar was homeschooled by his parents, Jim Bob and Michelle Duggar, with the Advanced Training Institute — the homeschooling curriculum developed by Inge Cannon (the former Director of HSLDA’s National Center for Home Education) for Bill Gothard’s Institute in Basic Life Principles. According to a police report released last week, Josh molested at least five young girls. Josh began molesting these girls around the age of 14, despite him claiming that he “accepted Christ at the age of seven.” Josh’s crimes were not reported for at least a year, and only then they were reported to a police officer who himself was later convicted…
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