Roy Moore’s scandal is just the tip of American evangelical Christianity’s child bride problem

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    The grooming of children to marry adult men is a common practice in American evangelical circles, and infamous child-bride advocates are celebrated on the lecture circuit, especially among home schoolers. As a teenager, I attended a lecture on courtship by a home-school speaker who was popular at the time. In retrospect, I understand what the speaker was really describing: Adult men selecting and grooming girls who were too young to have life experience. Read More…