If You Spank Your Kids, You’re a Horrible Parent



After seeing a conversation between two Christian pastors urging parents to spank their kids, I did a small dive into the world of Christian discipline, including the problems with the infamous classic “To Train Up a Child.”

NOTES:

The pastors’ video discussion: https://youtu.be/lJ3ks8Euoyk

The archived website from one Christian family: http://web.archive.org/web/20040824173731/http://wherethetruthhurts.org:80/tractsbooksread.php?w=39&p=2

A New York Times article from 2011 on Michael and Debi Pearl: https://www.nytimes.com/2011/11/07/us/deaths-put-focus-on-pastors-advocacy-of-spanking.html

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