Tag Archives: toxic religion

New Memoir by Former Member of Westboro Baptist Church Is a Surprisingly Beautiful Love Story

“Unfollow: A Memoir of Loving and Leaving the Westboro Baptist Church” is a love story from beginning to end. Written by Megan Phelps-Roper—who is the granddaughter of Fred Phelps, the infamous and now deceased founder of the church—the book is a surprisingly loving tale about a formidable family, whose practice of free speech is at once inspiring and yet very harmful to not only those outside the church, but to the members inside as well.

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Safeguarding from toxic religions

In our society, the real damage caused by toxic religion is assumed to be done by extreme fringe groups readily identified as “cults” and we have all heard of the mind controlling indoctrination and abuses of such organizations.

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