Archive for March, 2008

Sunday, March 30th, 2008

Various other thoughts on Fathering Daughters

I would like to thank Amy at Feminist Reprise for conducting me to several sources on the anti-Recovered Memory phenomenon. One source worth reading is Mike Stanton at the Columbia Journalism Review. http://findarticles.com/p/articles/mi_qa3613/is_199707/ai_n8776102 A pointed excerpt from “U-turn on memory lane”: Among journalists, perhaps the most relentless critic of the [False Memory Syndrome] foundation is […]

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Sunday, March 30th, 2008

Fathering Daughters: Reflections by Men

Fathering Daughters: Reflections by Men Pedophiles? edited by DeWitt Henry and James Alan McPherson Fathering Daughters: Reflections by Men (1997) is a significant book. Its date marks a historic moment in the fatherhood movement. It was published the same year that the Promise Keepers would reach their zenith (holding a rally that drew over one […]

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Saturday, March 15th, 2008

Frank Peretti’s Monster

Frank Peretti is often described as “The Christian Stephen King.” In many ways, it’s accurate: he writes apocalyptic fiction that’s a little bit too fantastic to achieve mainstream appeal. Granted, he’s sold a lot of books, but he’ll never be able to reach the same cultural status that the Left Behind series has garnered. Peretti’s […]

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