A Duggar Revisits Her Religious Upbringing

Ruth Graham of The New York Times profiles Jinger Duggar Vuolo, a member of the reality TV Duggar family who has distanced herself from the fundamentalist teachings of her parents. Graham writes that “her declaration of independence is being closely watched as a high-profile example of re-examining one’s own religious upbringing.” Vuolo’s new book, Becoming Free Indeed: My Story of Disentangling Faith from Fear, is the most in-depth account of the Duggar family’s internal dynamics and religious beliefs to date.  “Even though you’re told your life is going to fall apart if you leave, it’s not,” Vuolo said. “You don’t have to even lose your faith in God.”

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