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Rape Culture and Christian Fiction

This all came out of a conversation I had with my husband the other night. I mentioned to him how one of my old favorites, Redeeming Love, which I read years ago and have recommended to many readers, has been pelted with criticism. The fire has come from both sides, Christian and non-Christian alike. When I first heard of this, I was indignant. “What fault could one possibly find in Francine Rivers’ classic which practically was the catalyst for an entirely different *and better* style of Christian fiction?”

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Who is Ben Hunter? Discovering the inspiration for Nate Hawthorn

Whether you’re a fan of The River Series or not, you’ll enjoy reading about radio maverick, Ben Hunter, who did things on the air that had never been done- and would’ve got fired for it had it not been for women like Elizabeth Taylor and Judy Garland.