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Doug Phillips' Biblical Patriarchy Scandal Moves to the Courts

Julie Ingersoll | Posted 06.17.2014 | Religion
Julie Ingersoll

The complaint accuses Phillips of various sexual improprieties, emotional damage related to that impropriety and even fraud, invoking his status as the defendant's former pastor, counselor and employer. It also brings charges against Phillips' ministry and his business.

More on Doug Phillips and Vision Forum: More Than a Scandal

Julie Ingersoll | Posted 01.23.2014 | Religion
Julie Ingersoll

Now reports are circulating that the scandal may well have multiple levels including claims that the "relationship" was with a nanny, lasted between six and 10 years, and likely began when she was in her late teens.

Mentor To "19 Kids And Counting" Stars Admits Serious Sins, Closes Ministry

Religion News Service | Sarah Pulliam Bailey | Posted 11.13.2013 | Religion

(RNS) Citing the “serious sins” of its leader, a Texas-based ministry that promotes home schooling and “male patriarchy” has been shut down by...

Proponent Of 'Male Dominion' Over Women Forced To Resign Ministry

Religion News Service | SARAH PULLIAM BAILEY | Posted 11.13.2013 | Religion

(RNS) Doug Phillips, an outspoken proponent of male “dominion” over women and a leading home-schooling activist, has stepped down as president of ...

Doug Phillips: The Big Scandal You Didn't Hear About and Why It Matters

Julie Ingersoll | Posted 01.23.2014 | Religion
Julie Ingersoll

His supporters are lauding his resignation letter as appropriately contrite repentance and arguing that this has no bearing on the validity of Biblical Patriarchy. But actually it does, making this more important than another hypocritical sex scandal.