Kathryn Joyce is the author of The Child Catchers (PublicAffairs, 2013) and Quiverfull: Inside the Christian Patriarchy Movement (Beacon, 2009).


The family in Arkansas that perhaps thought their adopted daughters were possessed were following controversial practices to force adoptees to submit to their new parents’ wills.

New Era

The LDS-owned adoption agency that exerted powerful influence on national adoption policy is closing its doors, highlighting hard times for the adoption industry nationwide.

As more students come out at evangelical colleges, administrators are cracking down on campus groups and faculty who give them support. A new advocacy group wants to change that.

As Bill Clinton works to spring U.S. missionaries charged with kidnapping in Haiti, the case highlights a new evangelical strategy: Adopt Third World babies and convert them.