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53 - Bill Gothard's Fundie Cult: Only God Can Judge Me Now

January 10, 2020 Creep It Real Season 2 Episode 53
Creep It Real
53 - Bill Gothard's Fundie Cult: Only God Can Judge Me Now
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53 - Bill Gothard's Fundie Cult: Only God Can Judge Me Now
Jan 10, 2020 Season 2 Episode 53
Creep It Real

Bill Gothard created the Advanced Training Institute and the Institute of Basic Life Principles, abusive ministries that shaped the framework of most homeschool curriculum in the 80s & 90s. Through his position, Gothard was able to put in place a system of abusive practices throughout the homes of many of his followers, which helped lay the groundwork for sexual, mental, and physical abuse of women, girls, and young people in particular. An incredible amount of young women and men who worked closely with Gothard have accused him of sexual and emotional abuse, and after taking a closer look at him and his life, we have no reason to doubt their credibility. Join us as we discuss the man, the cult, and the survivors of Bill Gothard and his ministry.

Source for this episode include:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bill_Gothard - Bill Gothard Wikipedia
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Institute_in_Basic_Life_Principles# Basic Life Principles Wikipedia
https://www.salon.com/2015/07/31/secrets_of_the_extreme_religious_right_inside_the_frightening_world_of_christian_reconstructionism/ Salon.com “Secrets of the extreme religious right: Inside the frightening world of Christian Reconstructionism” by Paul Rosenberg
https://www.salon.com/2015/05/28/i_couldve_been_a_duggar_wife_i_grew_up_in_the_same_church_and_the_abuse_scandal_doesnt_shock_me/ Salon.com “I could’ve been a Duggar wife: I grew up in the same church and the abuse scandal doesn’t shock me.” by Brooke Arnold
https://newrepublic.com/article/151787/bill-gothard-fundamentalist-trap New Republic “The Fundamentalist Trap” by Joshua Pease
https://www.nydailynews.com/news/national/women-detail-sex-abuse-allegations-bill-gothard-article-1.2536758 Nydailynews.com “EXCLUSIVE: Two women share shocking accounts of forced labor and sexual abuse by prominent Christian leader Bill Gothard“ by Laura Bult
http://www.naasca.org/2012-Articles/040512-GroomingWillingVictims.htm National Association of Adult Survivors of Child Abuse
https://www.recoveringgrace.org/2011/11/tragic-misguidance-gothards-view-on-mental-health-treatment-and-the-petit-family-murders/ Recoveringgrace.com by Joy Solano
https://mncriticalthinking.com/bill-gothard-iblp-heaven-looks-like/ Bill Gothard and the IBLP: Is this what heaven looks like?” by Chris Shelton
https://www.pewforum.org/religious-landscape-study/religious-denomination/nondenominational-fundamentalist/ 



Show Notes

Bill Gothard created the Advanced Training Institute and the Institute of Basic Life Principles, abusive ministries that shaped the framework of most homeschool curriculum in the 80s & 90s. Through his position, Gothard was able to put in place a system of abusive practices throughout the homes of many of his followers, which helped lay the groundwork for sexual, mental, and physical abuse of women, girls, and young people in particular. An incredible amount of young women and men who worked closely with Gothard have accused him of sexual and emotional abuse, and after taking a closer look at him and his life, we have no reason to doubt their credibility. Join us as we discuss the man, the cult, and the survivors of Bill Gothard and his ministry.

Source for this episode include:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bill_Gothard - Bill Gothard Wikipedia
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Institute_in_Basic_Life_Principles# Basic Life Principles Wikipedia
https://www.salon.com/2015/07/31/secrets_of_the_extreme_religious_right_inside_the_frightening_world_of_christian_reconstructionism/ Salon.com “Secrets of the extreme religious right: Inside the frightening world of Christian Reconstructionism” by Paul Rosenberg
https://www.salon.com/2015/05/28/i_couldve_been_a_duggar_wife_i_grew_up_in_the_same_church_and_the_abuse_scandal_doesnt_shock_me/ Salon.com “I could’ve been a Duggar wife: I grew up in the same church and the abuse scandal doesn’t shock me.” by Brooke Arnold
https://newrepublic.com/article/151787/bill-gothard-fundamentalist-trap New Republic “The Fundamentalist Trap” by Joshua Pease
https://www.nydailynews.com/news/national/women-detail-sex-abuse-allegations-bill-gothard-article-1.2536758 Nydailynews.com “EXCLUSIVE: Two women share shocking accounts of forced labor and sexual abuse by prominent Christian leader Bill Gothard“ by Laura Bult
http://www.naasca.org/2012-Articles/040512-GroomingWillingVictims.htm National Association of Adult Survivors of Child Abuse
https://www.recoveringgrace.org/2011/11/tragic-misguidance-gothards-view-on-mental-health-treatment-and-the-petit-family-murders/ Recoveringgrace.com by Joy Solano
https://mncriticalthinking.com/bill-gothard-iblp-heaven-looks-like/ Bill Gothard and the IBLP: Is this what heaven looks like?” by Chris Shelton
https://www.pewforum.org/religious-landscape-study/religious-denomination/nondenominational-fundamentalist/ 



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