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By Ngaire Thomas

A gripping and revealing first-hand account of 1 family's event within the specific Brethren neighborhood in New Zealand. Ngaire Thomas grew up, married and raised her young children in the particular Brethren church within the Palmerston North quarter. In undeniable, non-judgemental kind, Ngaire describes existence within this group with its strict ideas. She says: 'By the time i used to be 9, I had built an self sufficient spirit . . . [which] frequently intended individual had started to imagine for themselves instead of obeying the M.O.G. [Man of God] - an bad trait that had to be dealt with.' Behind Closed Doors tells of the struggles Ngaire and her relations went via so that it will stay inside this shut yet difficult group. She and her husband Denis, a really religious guy, had a powerful and devoted marriage, raised 5 young ones and tried to stay a very good existence in the church. besides the fact that they have been finally excommunicated and went to stay 'on the outside'. Ngaire describes the trauma of fixing to lifestyles at the outdoors and its devastating results on her teenagers. it is a interesting window right into a international that few folks will ever comprehend - informed via an clever and compassionate woman.

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