Girl on a Wire: Walking the Line Between Faith and Freedom in the Westboro Baptist Church

רּ Kindle Download @Girl on a Wire: Walking the Line Between Faith and Freedom in the Westboro Baptist Church ᐋ Kindle By Libby Phelps ᑖ It wasnt until Libby Phelps was an adult, a twenty five year old, that she escaped the Westboro Baptist Church She is the granddaughter of its founder, Fred Phelps, and when she left, the church and its values were all shed known She didnt tell her family she was leaving It happened in just a few minutes she ran into her house, grabbed a bag, and fled No goodbyes Based in Topeka, Kansas, the Westboro Baptist Church community is one the countrys most notorious evangelical groups Its members are known for their boisterous picketingtheir zealous members with anti military, anti Semitic, and anti gay signsThank God for Dead Soldiers, God Hates Jews, or Thank God for 9 11and their notorious catchphrase God hates fags Search for them online and youre directed to their website, www.godhatesfags.com The church makes headlines in news across the country Youve driven past its picketers or seen them on TV It has seventy members and ninety percent of them are part of Libbys family They picket concerts, football games, other churches, and, most notoriously, the funerals of servicemen and victims of hate crimes For its members, to question its rules is to risk going to hellwhere worms eat at your body and fire shoots out of your eyeballs In Girl on a Wire, Libby is candid about her experience and whats happened since her escape On Anderson Cooper Live, she was confronted by the mother of a soldier whose funeral had been picketed, and had to respond Despite it all, she cares for her family Her grandfathers sermons were fear mongering, but she loves him This unusual memoir presents a rare, inside look into a notorious cult, and is an astonishing story of strength, bravery, and determination. Girl on a Wire: Walking the Line Between Faith and Freedom in the Westboro Baptist ChurchGirl on a Wire: Walking the Line Between Faith and Freedom in the Westboro Baptist Church

 

    • Libby Phelps
    • English
    • 2016-07-07T07:46+02:00
    • Kindle
    • 151070325X
    • Girl on a Wire: Walking the Line Between Faith and Freedom in the Westboro Baptist Church

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