13:24 A Story of Faith and Obsession (book)
Edge-of-your-seat crime thriller by child advocate M. Dolon Hickmon that sensitively guides readers through the spiritual, physical, and emotional consequences of child abuse and the lifelong process of recovery.
Documentary: When a young Muslim girl in a south Indian village was 13 years old, her family locked her up for 25 years, forbidding her to study and forcing her into marriage. During that time, words were Salma’s salvation. She began covertly composing po
Truth Be Told (film)
Feature-length documentary that exposes Jehovah's Witnesses as a profit-driven, isolationist culture, characterized by fear, totalitarian corporate leadership, failed prophecies, and improper handling of physical and sexual abuse allegations within the ch
“Can religion justify the actions of mothers and fathers who mistreat their errant children? Investigative reporter Janet Heimlich says no in her new book Breaking Their Will, as she supports children’s rights in law and in parental practice. She cites a wealth of anecdotes, case studies, expert opinions, and research studies about a variety of sects, cults, and mainline religious groups. Such destructive groups approve psychological and physical abuse and even medical neglect of their young.
As a former child, a parent, a grandparent, a citizen, and a psychologist, I found the book interesting, balanced, and informative. Heimlich succeeds in tackling a controversial topic fairly and comprehensively.” — Arthur A. Dole, PhD, ABPP, Emeritus Professor Psychological Services, University of Pennsylvania, and Director, International Cultic Studies Association