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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This is a hard topic for anyone to discuss and while the novel itself is an excellent read Rivers rivres by far one of my favorite authorsI was surprised to find out how close the issue was for the author The Atonement Child by Francine Rivers follows the story of a young college girl who is raped and finds herself pregnant. To date all of Francine Rivers’ books had made me look at live in new light.

I’m tempted to just leave it at that, but my frustration with this book deserves more than a one-word review.

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This book will bring you to your knees literally, and you will go through a box of kleenex. Her seemingly rock-solid cjild is pushed to the limits as she faces the most momentou A beautiful repackaged edition of Francine Rivers’s classic novel that breaks cjild the many taboos surrounding abortion.

I don’t agree with this. One of the BEST books ever written about the abortion issue. I had to take breaks, put the book down and read something else, or just not read for a few days. Rivers points atonekent the inner selfish desires that cause us to overlook the voice of God pleading with us to open our hearts and arms. Francine Rivers did such a great job portraying the big issue of abortion in this book.


I am however not too fond of fiction that has undertones. How old is Dynah when she is raped?

The Atonement Child by Francine Rivers BOOK REVIEW – The Book Nerd Girl

I thought this book had an incredible story line and above average character development. I liked it, but I didn’t love it.

With help from her family and a true friend, she must find the strength to follow the path that her Savior has for her, and she just might find everything she could ever ask for. 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. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.

The Atonement Child by Francine Rivers BOOK REVIEW

This book will have you angry, in tears and ashamed all at the same time. It’s definitely very realistic in the what goes through the girl’s mind when there’s rape involved, especially a girl who is a Christian.

Jun 26, Michaela Matzke rated it it was amazing. I trancine highly recommend this book. Rivers forgot about the quality of the novel altogether. There’s a lot of scripture here, which is good. As her mother’s “Atonement Child”, Dynah must come to the decision on whether or not to have her own “Atonement Child”.

No one wants to talk about the facts, or give her any real information on the long term effects of a decision like this.

She writes a great story and backs it up with the truth from scripture. This book brought me to tears when I read it. When asked which book has been the hardest to write and why, Rivers responded: I’m impressed that a popular Christian author would be bold enough to write about a subject like this. chilf

It’s aronement hundred pages of pro-life propaganda. How will you deal with the pressure of your conscience to do the right thing when murdering the francnie inside you legal and if anyone had an excuse for aborting children it would be the ones who were raped. About a quarter of the way through, though, it just got a little to schmaltzy and preachy for me.


However, Rivers makes it clear that the person doesn’t have to be alone–God is always present and waiting for the cry of help from a repentant soul. Then the unthinkable happens: Rather, it highlights what happens to every Chris 3. Inshe became a born-again Christian and started writing Christian fiction. Well she’s a crap parent with a drunk daughter who of course was on birth control Her latest bestseller is The Masterpiece, published in February The print book, however, I can recommend.

I hope to be able to use this as a resource as well.

The Atonement Child

She does not spare the perfect, perfect Christians aka hypocrites in this book. After all, her circumstances are exceptional and surely God would understand In doing that, rrancine failed to write an effective novel. I’m a counseling major so this is one topic that catches my interest very easily. The characters were pretty one-dimentional. Since there was much tivers like in the book in spite of its flaws, I will end with a positive note.

Shae This book is riveting and hard to put down. The story is redeeming in the end and of course it all works out as God has intended but you learn a lot about yourself, other believers and faith along the way. The Atonement Child by Francine Rivers follows the story of a young college girl who is raped and finds herself pregnant.