From the December, 2006 issue of Touchstone
education Safe Deposit But No Return by Dave Andrusko

Safe Deposit But No Return

My Fundamentalist Education: A Memoir of a Divine Girlhood
by Christine Rosen
PublicAffairs, 2005
(231 pages, $24.00, hardcover)

reviewed by Dave Andrusko

Years ago, when it came time to enroll my oldest in middle school, I’d like to say that I weighed the pros and cons in a fashion that made Solomon look like an impulse shopper. Truth be told, I drove by my neighborhood public school, chiseled out absurd conclusions from a mini-quarry of inadequate information, and, in a quasi-panic, enrolled my daughter in a fundamentalist Christian school for safekeeping.

In many ways, that school was very much like Keswick Christian School, lovingly described by . . .


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