Here are some reactions to the “Hana Williams” story from around the internet. All of these links consider the link between To Train Up A Child and Hanna’s death.
Note: I just found out from a friend of her’s from Ethiopia that her real name is Hanna Beck. eta: word from Ethiopia is that her real name is Hana Alemu.
The Short Life of Hana Williams by chucklestravels
Did the Disturbing Philosophy of To Train Up a Child Lead to Hana Williams’ Death? by J. Bryan Lowder on Slate.com
Hana Grace Williams, 1997 – 2011 by Tulipgirl who makes a very good case as to how the Pearls’ emphasis on “defeating totally” a “rebellious” child had a lot to do with how the Williams managed to turn the Pearls’ teachings into an instrument of death.
Controversial book part of adopted girl’s murder investigation from Religion News Blog
Extreme Discipline Book Connected to Adoptees’ Deaths from Adoption Talk
Obviously, I’ve been away for awhile by Down To Earth Woman
Rally has been archiving this entire story in his How Could You? Hall of Shame. This is a clear and concise timeline of sorts with many links. It also contains some details I had not heard elsewhere.
And here is a news story which, while old news, seems to contain a few details I hadn’t yet read.