The Atonement Child is a novel by the American author Francine Rivers. It deals with the themes of unwanted pregnancy and abortion. Francine Rivers writes from the heart with stories that both challenge and reflect our faith. Reading her novel The Atonement Child helped. TBNG Review: Dynah is engaged to one of the most esteemed students at her Christian university, on the cusp of the dawn of a wonderful life.

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Retrieved from ” https: Well she’s a crap parent with a drunk daughter who of course was on birth control However, it is my opinion that the judging happens more often in a more subtle way than depicted in the book.

This sad abortion of a promising novel is one of the times when Ms. The resulting pregnancy and reactions from her family and friends may in turn shatter her faith.

The Atonement Child by Francine Rivers BOOK REVIEW

In doing that, she failed to write an effective novel. I guess they never read what Jesus had to say about that in Mathew 23 and Luke Dynah CareyJoe Gillayley. Further suggestions might be found on the article’s talk page. Her new book Bridge to Haven released in April, Even though we find pain and suffering in life and on the path that we have, God always has a purpose for all of it.

And when the girl went into the examination room to have the baby aborted, Jesus was crucified once again – God’s Atonement Child for our sins. Veronica This is a special book with a special story of redemption and healing.

I have read many books. June 1, Publisher: United States of America.

Well, it kind of was. I tried to give Rivers one last chance. Let’s face it, Francine has a gift for writing. Yet, while Dynah was a nineteen year old college student with many options available to her most girls who find themselves pregnant are much younger and adoption is almost always the very best option.


In one terrifying moment, Dynah Carey’s perfect life is shattered by rape, her future irrevocably altered by an unwanted pregnancy, and her doting family torn apart.

Anyway, I love this book. Lauren Lynch Dynah is 20 and in college. Want to Read saving…. Rivers portray this struggle so beautifully, so real to live. View all 5 comments. Inshe became a born-again Christian and started writing Christian fiction. Some times it’s so hard to follow God’s word, to Sanctify unto me all the firstborn, whatsoever openeth the womb among the children of Israel, both of man and of beast: The father is a total Christian Slimeball, who thinks his role as spiritual leader is a blackjack God gave him to pound on the inferior females in his life.

It was seriously hard to read this book. Yes, I am a Christian and anti-abortion ftancine I agree with much of her message, but that doesn’t change the fact that the novel has some big problems that, if not Ms. It was like an onion. My library Help Advanced Book Search. Paperbackpages.

The Atonement Child by Francine Rivers

While I do consider myself a religious person, I don’t like to read things that preach to me. Maybe I should have known better than to read a Christian novel about rape and pregnancy, ffancine lik Warning: The Atonement Child First edition.

I could not stop crying at this Christian convention she was speaking at. I caught myself thinking, “Why don’t they just use their cell phone?

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I love Francine’s work, she’s one of the best christian writers I know and my absolute favorite, why? At times it appeared Ms. After all, her circumstances are exceptional and surely God would understand This book and this review discuss rape, pregnancy, and abortion. I think the first time I read this book I was to young to fully comprehend the emotional carnage that this book brings. She too while happily married was raped by a black man she was a pure white girlshe already had children from her current hubby and they decided to keep the baby There is a lot of preachy sections and though I think all of it is true and worthwhile I don’t think a novel is the place for it.


If I were to rate the book on how it displays the way American Christians today deal with franvine shortcomings, I’d say it was accurate and I’d give it 5 stars. Her francune as she knows it is over, unless she does what everyone else seems to think s Francine Rivers did such a great job portraying the big issue of abortion in this book.

I’ve read a few of Francine Rivers and they were great.

The Atonement Child

I’m inclined to read anything by Rivers. May 23, Jill Lewis rated it really liked it. I don’t know what it had to do with anything and it seriously took away from the book. Marta’s Cnild, for example, I thoroughly enjoyed. The way everything resolved was too perfect. Her seemingly rock-solid faith is pushed to the limits as she faces the most momentous choice of her life—to embrace or to end the untimely life within her.