As a child abuse and neglect therapist I do battle daily with Christians enamored of the Old Testament phrase 'Spare the rod and spoil the child.' No matter how far I stretch my imagination, it does not stretch far enough to include the image of a cool dude like Jesus taking a rod to a kid.



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