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Sarah Posner (sarahposner.com, God's Profits, Unholy) and Kathryn Joyce (Religion Dispatches, The Child Catchers, KathrynJoyce.com)

On The Posner Show, Sarah talks to Kathryn Joyce, author of a new book on evangelical adoption, The Child Catchers. Kathryn describes how adoption has developed as an expansion of anti-abortion politics. Who is responsible for making adoption go viral among evangelicals in the past decade? Is there really an “orphan crisis?” Kathryn recounts an episode of adoption fraud from Ethiopia, and explains the trouble with adoptions from Liberia. Finally, has the evangelical community reassessed some of the systemic problems with international adoptions?

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Recorded:Apr 11    Posted:Apr 18, 2013
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The Posner Show | Apr 18, 2013 | Sarah Posner & Kathryn Joyce

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