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Escape from religious lockstep

By Caroline Leavitt
December 25, 2005

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I've always thought that part of the comfort religious communities might offer would be the promise of an extended and caring family. The ideal is to be surrounded by like-minded souls supporting and sheltering you, as you all follow the tenets of a shared belief. Religious experience becomes family dynamics. But what if you're the black sheep of the family ... (Full article: 900 words)

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