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In the name of God : the true story of the fight to save children from faith-healing homicide / Cameron Stauth.

Stauth, Cameron. (Author).

  • Book Book
  • ISBN: 9781250005793
  • ISBN: 1250005795
  • Description: xiv, 466 pages ; 25 cm.
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : Thomas Dunne Books, 2013.

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0 current holds with 6 total copies.

Library Location Call Number Status Due Date
Gloucester Adult Nonfiction 364.152/Stauth (Text to phone) Available -
Beverly Main NEW BL 65 .H6 S73 2013 (Text to phone) Available -
Lynnfield Adult Nonfiction BL 65 .H6 S73 2013 (Text to phone) Available -
Peabody Main Adult Nonfiction BL 65 .H6 S73 2013 (Text to phone) Available -
Swampscott Thomson Room 364.152 St (Text to phone) Available -
Wakefield Adult NEW Nonfiction (Across from Circulation Desk) 364.152 Stauth (Text to phone) Checked out 11/19/2014

Content descriptions

General Note: Includes index.
Contents Note: Prologue: Genesis -- Part one: The Book of Matthew. 1. The serpent -- 2. God's perfect world -- 3. Death and dismemberment -- 4. The exorcist -- 5. The crime family -- Part Two: The Book of Judas. 6. Betrayed with a kiss -- 7. The getaway -- 8. The snitch -- 9. Crime scene Investigators -- 10. Guilt and Innocence -- 11. The wages of sin -- 12. The love of Judas -- Part Three: The Book of Revelation: 13. The first great awakening -- 14. Sacrificed on the altar -- 15. Angel baby -- 16. Police work -- 17. Clackatraz -- 18. Tender mercies -- 19. Healing the blind -- 20. The Father, The Son -- 21. It Is finished -- Epilogue: Exodus -- Index.
Summary: "In a small Oregon town, American criminal history reached a tipping point when a series of sensational trials exposed the darkest side of American fundamentalism. Over the past decades, thousands of children had died at the hands of their own parents--legally. Local authorities knew why it was happening, and who was responsible--but did nothing--because faith-based neglect was not a crime. In the Name of God tells the story of how police, prosecutors, and a lone church member triumphed over religious zealotry. Though the fight against faith healing continues around the country, the triumph in Oregon shows a path towards a better future, in which no child needs to die for the sake of a parent's faith"-- Provided by publisher.

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