Mentions in Other Work


Book and journal article references to my work:

• Craig L. Nessan, Child Theology: Diverse Methods and Global Perspectives, edited by Marcia J. Bunge, Orbis Books, 2021: Multiple references to my child liberation theology writings in Chapter One, “Attending to the Cries of Children in Liberation Theologies.”

• Rohan Nelson, “Suffer the Children: A Review Article,” Currents in Theology and Mission, January 2021: Multiple references to my child liberation theology writings, link.

• Kristin Kobes Du Mez, Jesus and John Wayne: How White Evangelicals Corrupted a Faith and Fractured a Nation, Liveright Publishing, 2020: Reference on p. 341 to an article I wrote for Homeschoolers Anonymous, “The Jamin C. Wight Story: The Other Child Molester in Doug Wilson’s Closet,” link.

• Selina Palm, Childhood Vulnerabilities in South Africa: Some Ethical Perspectives, edited by Jan Grobbelaar and Chris Jones, Sun Press, 2020: Multiple references to my child liberation theology writings in Chapter Two, “Seen But Not Heard? Engaging the Mechanisms of Faith to End Violence Against Children.”

• Cindy Wang Brandt, Parenting Forward: How to Raise Children with Justice, Mercy, and Kindness, Eerdmans, 2019: Reference on p. 110-111 to an article I wrote for the Unfundamentalist Parenting blog, “Children, Disobey Your Parents in the Lord, For This is Right,” link.

• Tad DeLay, Against: What Does the White Evangelical Want?, Cascade Books, 2019: Multiple references to my advocacy work on behalf of homeschooled children and alumni in Chapter Two, “Against Knowledge: Racist Origins of Alternative Education.”

• Elizabeth Bartholet, “Homeschooling: Parent Rights Absolutism vs. Child Rights to Education and Protection,” Arizona Law Review, 2019, link: Reference on p. 19 to an article I wrote for Homeschoolers Anonymous, “The 10 Best (AKA, Worst) Quotations from Mary Pride’s ‘The Child Abuse Industry’ (With Gifs),” link.

• James G. Dwyer and Shawn F. Peters, Homeschooling: The History and Philosophy of a Controversial Practice, University of Chicago Press, 2019: Reference on p. 119 to an article I wrote for Homeschoolers Anonymous, “When Homeschool Leaders Looked Away: The Old Schoolhouse Cover-Up,” link.

• Emily Hunter McGowin, Quivering Families: The Quiverfull Movement and Evangelical Theology of the Family, Fortress Press, 2018: Reference on p. 156 to an article I wrote for Homeschoolers Anonymous, “Children as Divine Rental Property: An Exposition on HSLDA’s Philosophy of Parental Rights,” link.

• Craig L. Nessan, “Child Liberation Theology,” Currents in Theology and Mission, July 2018: Multiple references to my child liberation theology writings, link.

• Milton Gaither, Homeschool: An American History, Springer, 2017: Multiple references to my advocacy and writings on behalf of homeschooled children on p. 200, 262, 289, and 290.

• Julie Ingersoll, Building God’s Kingdom: Inside the World of Christian Reconstruction, Oxford University Press, 2015: References on p. 260-261 to an article I wrote for Homeschoolers Anonymous, “End Child Protection: Doug Phillips, HSLDA, and the 2009 Men’s Leadership Summit,” link.


Media coverage of my work:

• Reformation Charlotte, “A New Heresy Invading the Church: Child Liberation Theology,” March 10, 2022, link

• Rick Pidcock, Baptist News Global, “Plagiarism is the least thing to worry about with Voddie Baucham, who is a threat to children, women and daughters,” March 7, 2022, link

• Jessica Johnson, The Revealer, “The Crusade Against Critical Race Theory in Hanover County, Virginia,” December 9, 2021, link

• Alice Kelly, YourTango, “The Duggars’ Homeschooling Program Contains Lessons That Promote Child Abuse & Forgiving Molesters,” December 9, 2021, link

• Elliott Almond, San Jose Mercury News, “Pride-month protest of anti-gay speaker at Calvary Chapel San Jose leads to curbside debates,” June 6, 2021, link

• Janelle Bitker, San Francisco Chronicle, “San Jose church that defied coronavirus orders draws protest by hosting anti-gay leader,” June 6, 2021, link

• Chrissy Stroop, Religion Dispatches, “What’s Wrong With Taming the Tongue? ‘Gossip’ and the Limits of Evangelical Abuse Prevention Efforts,” April 26, 2021, link

• Audrey Clare Farley, Ms. Magazine, “How Christian Schools and Homeschooling Teach Supremacist Conspiracies,” March 2, 2021, link

• Chrissy Stroop, Religion Dispatches, “Where Were They Radicalized? No Answer is Complete Without Addressing Evangelical Churches and Schooling,” January 19, 2021, link

• Samuel D. James, First Things, “Homeschoolers and Ideologues,” May 26, 2020, link

• Sloan Okrey Anderson and Benjamin J. Lough, Journal of LGBT Youth, “Sexual and Gender Minoritized Youth in Christian Home Schools: Perceptions of Climate and Support,” December 2019, link

• Chrissy Stroop, Playboy, “Is Homeschooling Breeding a New Kind of Domestic Terrorist?,” May 8, 2019, link

• Lisa Grace Lednicer, Washington Post, “These activists want greater home-school monitoring. Parent groups say no way,” March 2, 2017, link

• Katherine Stewart, The Nation, “As the Religious Right Forces the Gospel Into Public Schools, Some Parents Are Opting to Homeschool,” May 3, 2016, link

• Catherine Wagley, JSTOR Daily, “The Duggars: Sexual Abuse in the Christian Homeschooling Movement,” January 13, 2016, link

• Jessica Huseman, ProPublica, “Small Group Goes to Great Lengths to Block Homeschooling Regulation,” August 27, 2015, link

• Andrea DenHoed, The New Yorker, “Josh Duggar’s Ashley Madison Problem,” August 21, 2015, link

• Patrick Michels, Texas Observer, “A House Divided: New Leaders Fight for the Future of Texas Home Schooling,” April 20, 2015, link

• Carmen Green, Georgetown Law Journal, “Educational Empowerment: A Child’s Right to Attend Public School,” April 15, 2015, link

• Abby Ohlheiser, Washington Post, “How a teenager’s viral campaign to prove her citizenship is inspiring a new Texas bill,” March 12, 2015, link

• Caitlin G. Townsend, Religion & Politics, “The Troubling Push to Deregulate Homeschooling,” February 17, 2015, link

• Matthew Paul Turner, The Daily Beast, “Homeschool Teen Can’t Prove She’s an American,” February 14, 2015, link

• Samantha Laine, Christian Science Monitor, “Alecia Pennington can’t prove she’s an American – or even exists. What would you do?,” February 12, 2015, link

• Daniel James Devine, WORLD Magazine, “Homeschool debate,” August 22, 2014, link

• Alisa Harris, The Daily Beast: “‘Survivor’ Bloggers Join Forces to Reveal Christian Fundamentalist Abuses,” March 23, 2014, link

• Kathryn Joyce, The American Prospect, “The Homeschool Apostates,” February 10, 2014, link

• Konrad Ege, Evangelical Press, “Fromm und isoliert: ‘Home Schooling’ in den USA,” January 11, 2014, link

• Katherine Stewart, The Guardian, “The dark side of home schooling: creating soldiers for the culture war,” May 8, 2013, link

• Michelle Goldberg, The Daily Beast, “Homeschooled Kids, Now Grown, Blog Against the Past,” April 11, 2013, link

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