Interview with the Author of “Cult Survivor”

Cult Survivor by Chrystal Cole is the latest exCS memoir now available from Amazon. The ExCS site sat down with Chrystal to talk about her new book and why she is speaking up. ExChristianScience.com is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, this post contains affiliate links. Chrystal was born a fourth generation Christian Scientist. She believed in the belief system for 42 […]

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Chrystal’s Story – Going Crazy At Branch Church

This is part of an on-going series, for all posts in this series see the tag Chrystal’s Story. A note from Chrystal: I was born a fourth-generation Christian Scientist, and finally left the religion when I was in my 40s. In this blog series, I will do my best to share with you my 40+ year journey. I have done my […]

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The Unseen Shore: Memories of a Christian Science Childhood

The Unseen Shore: Memories of a Christian Science Childhood, Thomas Simmons Buy from Amazon   I gave a copy of The Unseen Shore to the senior pastor of our Presbyterian Church sometime in the early 90s. In our monthly newsletter this very erudite man stated his opinion that it was the best theological text of that year. – Marion This memoir was a […]

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The Last Strawberry

The Last Strawberry, Rita Swan Buy from CHILD Buy from Hag’s Head Press Totally devastating. Brought me to my knees. – Elizabeth Powerful and revealing. How could people who love their children not get them medical care? This books shows how. – Ashley Short, well-written, very touching, but at the same time it was difficult to read because of its subject matter […]

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fathermothergod: My Journey Out of Christian Science

fathermothergod: My Journey Out of Christian Science, Lucia Greenhouse Lucia Greenhouse on Facebook Buy from Amazon (affiliate link) I downloaded fathermothergod and read the whole thing today. I finished it a couple of hours ago and have been an emotional, blubbering mess since then. I was identifying with so much of what she said and feeling secure in my gut feeling […]

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A Collision of Truths

A Collision of Truths, Robert Y. Ellis Author website Buy from Amazon (affiliate link) A tragic story. The author was a staunch Christian Scientist and worked at the The Mother Church. A series of non-healings changed his attitude. – Stacey I loved this book! The author said it took him eight years to write. It comes from the heart. – Ann I […]

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Blue Windows: A Christian Science Childhood

Blue Windows: A Christian Science Childhood, Barbara Wilson Buy from Amazon (affiliate link) I stumbled upon Blue Windows a number of years ago at someone’s house. I started to read it and was so freaked out by the similarities between the author’s experiences and my own that I almost threw it across the room. It was like a lit match and […]

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