Past Meetup

Book Group with the author, "Breaking Their Will" by Janet Heimlich


Hi Everyone

This month the book is "Breaking Their Will, Shedding Light on Religious Maltreatment" by Janet Heimlich

Janet will be present and the format will be similar to the one we had with Alom Shaha. Short introduction to the group and informal discussion in smaller groups.

Just like the previous meetings we will meet at 19h.

We will meet next to door A on level 3. This is one of the doors to access the auditorium. Once inside the Royal Festival Hall follow the signs to door A or ask any member of staff. Here is a map of the RFH. Look at level 3! (

While in the UK, Janet will be talking to various groups. She has a presentation at Conway Hall on Thursday the 7th of March at 19h30. Quite a few of us will be going!
Book here:

Janet Heimlich ( is an award-winning journalist and the author of Breaking Their Will: Shedding Light on Religious Child Maltreatment. It is the first book to take an in-depth look at religiously motivated child abuse and neglect in the United States. Her work won nine journalism awards, including the regional Katie, given by the Press Club of Dallas; the Houston Press Club’s Radio Journalist of the Year; and the Texas Bar Association’s Gavel Award. She also writes non-fiction articles for such publications as Texas Monthly, the Austin American-Statesman, and the Texas Observer.

You can find lots of information about Janet and her book on line:
Richard Dawkins:
New Humanist:
Atheist United:

As usual you can find it on Amazon. Don't forget to use the link from the BHA's website.

The link is at the bottom right of the page. By using this link you are helping the BHA.

If you have any questions please feel free to contact Ben or myself.


Feel free to turn up even if you haven't managed to finish the book. We're very open! We usually have a couple of people turning up without reading the book!