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“Little Children Are Not Too Little To Go To Hell” – Claims New Children’s Book

The new Christian book for children, titled “The Cage: A Young Children’s Guide to the Biblical Teaching on Hell”, was published last month. It’s written by C. Matthew McMahon, Ph.D., Th.D., a Calvinist Reformed theologian who’s written 20 other books.  His latest is a full-colored, fully illustrated book (Dr. Seuss style) promoting biblical teachings that could cause significant psychological and physiological harm to children. Continue reading


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Terrorizing Children in the Name of God

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This wasn’t the post I had planned on publishing next, but after reading an article yesterday titled —

Why Are Americans So Inclined to Disrespect Children?:  Even those who work with kids are unlikely to always afford them the dignity they deserve.”,

— I was reminded of my childhood — being taught about the flames of torture in a hell that a supposedly loving god created.  I was indoctrinated from an early age by the Roman Catholic Church, and attended Catholic schools for a couple of years.  Using biblical teachings to instill obedience was not uncommon.   I felt utterly voiceless as a child. Continue reading