Archives: pilgrim’s wilderness

Faith and Madness on the Alaska Frontier

In 2002, Papa Pilgrim moved his wife and fifteen children to the desolate town of McCarthy, Alaska. At first, his neighbors were charmed by the family’s Christian values and simple way of life, but journalist Tom Kizzia’s new book reveals a sinister reality. We’ll talk to Kizzia about this unbelievable family, and how he became part of their story.

Faith and Madness on the Alaska Frontier

In 2002, Papa Pilgrim moved his wife and fifteen children to the desolate town of McCarthy, Alaska. At first, his neighbors were charmed by the family’s Christian values and simple way of life, but journalist Tom Kizzia’s new book reveals a sinister reality. We’ll talk to Kizzia about this unbelievable family, and how he became part of their story.