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 …

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 …

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 …

Perfect Peril: Christian Science and Mind Control

Perfect Peril: Christian Science and Mind Control, Linda S. Kramer Previously published as The Religion That Kills: Christian Science-Abuse, Neglect, and Mind Control: How Could This Happen? Buy from Amazon (affiliate link) This is a wonderful book that has helped many people understand their way out of Christian Science. Originally printed with the publisher-imposed title The Religion that Kills, it is …

Bad Faith: When Religious Belief Undermines Modern Medicine

Bad Faith: When Religious Belief Undermines Modern Medicine, Paul Offit, M.D. Paul Offit is professor of pediatrics at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine and a board member of Children’s Healthcare Is a Legal Duty (CHILD). PaulOffit.com Buy from Amazon (affiliate link) Despite the title, Paul Offit’s latest book is not anti-religion. He argues that …

God’s Perfect Child: Living and Dying in the Christian Science Church

 God’s Perfect Child: Living and Dying in the Christian Science Church, Caroline Fraser Godsperfectchild.com Buy from Amazon (affiliate link)   This is the gold standard critique of Christian Science – scholarly, exhaustive, and courageous. Roughly the first half of the book is an unfiltered history Eddy’s life, the early days of the Christian Science movement, and the …