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Fathermothergod my journey out of Christian Science by Lucia Greenhouse

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Published by Crown Publishers in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Controversial literature,
  • Biography,
  • Christian Science,
  • Christian Scientists

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Chronicles the author"s coming-of-age in a family whose Christian Science faith forbade consultations with doctors or the use of mainstream medicine, a belief system that caused doubt and bitter divides when the author"s mother became seriously ill.

Edition Notes

Other titlesFather, mother, God
StatementLucia Greenhouse
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBX6996.G74 A3 2011
The Physical Object
Pagination302 p. ;
Number of Pages302
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25066395M
ISBN 100307720926, 0307720942
ISBN 109780307720924, 9780307720948
LC Control Number2011001059
OCLC/WorldCa682893387

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Watching your mother die is horrible enough. Watching her die because your father is denying her medical treatment is, for most of us, unimaginable. But not for Lucia Greenhouse, whose fathermothergod is as much an indictment of Christian Science as it is a memoir of her family's experience of loss. fathermothergod is Lucia Greenhouse's story about growing up in Christian Science, in a house where you could not be sick, because you were perfect; where no medicine, even aspirin, was allowed. As a teenager, her visit to an ophthalmologist created a family crisis. She was a sophomore in college before she had her first annual : Lucia Greenhouse.   fathermothergod was the first critical book about Christian Science that I read after leaving the faith. Its pages stirred echoes of my own experience — from her recounting of childhood memories to her experience with her mother’s illness and death. Fathermothergod My Journey Out of Christian Science (Book): Greenhouse, Lucia: Chronicles the author's coming-of-age in a family whose Christian Science faith forbade consultations with doctors or the use of mainstream medicine, a belief system that caused doubt and bitter divides when the author's mother became seriously ill.

FATHERMOTHERGOD. My Journey Out of Christian Science. by Lucia Greenhouse. BUY NOW FROM. AMAZON Each week, our editors select the one author and one book they believe to be most worthy of your attention and highlight them in our Pro Connect email : Lucia Greenhouse. Lucia is a graduate of Emma Willard School and Brown Univerisity. She currently lives in Westchester County, NY with her husband, children, and dog. In Oprah chose fathermothergod for her list of “memoirs we love”. Lucia loves to join book clubs via skype when time permits.   Sibling dynamics around family secrets are always complicated. How is what happens in fathermothergod similar or dissimilar to the way families handle other secrets, such as alcoholism or other addictions? Which character in fathermothergod do you most identify with, and why? Read O's review of fathermothergod. fathermothergod was the first critical book about Christian Science that I read after leaving the faith. Its pages stirred echoes of my own experience — from her recounting of childhood memories to her experience with her mother’s illness and death.