Breaking the Silence: The Church Responds to Domestic Violence

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Church Publishing, Inc., 2008 - Religion - 124 pages
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A handbook on domestic violence from a spiritual perspective, for clergy, parish nurses, and others.

A handbook about domestic violence from a spiritual perspective, and the only one of its kind, Breaking the Silence contains important, action-oriented information about domestic violence and its pervasiveness in society. Sections include "myths" about domestic violence; a checklist to determine if a relationship is potentially violent; clergy resources for counseling, worship, and congregational outreach; rape; information for youth; and pages that can be customized with local and national contact numbers, e-mail addresses, and websites. Also includes questions for discussion and suggestions for using the book for training or as a youth and adult education tool.

This resource is limited to adult abuse, as the subject of child abuse is highly specialized and often includes many more laws and involvement from local agencies that will vary from jurisdiction to jurisdiction.

 

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this book is about domestic violence and it helped me get over it it didnt help the the abuser was jesus christ and his dad god and it ended when noah came in on his harley motocross dualweilding M60 and getting a handjob from the vigin mary. the end like follow and subscrib for revies simmilary to this one alright see ya 

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Contents

Facts about Domestic Violence
1
THE VICTIMS OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE
3
MYTHS AND REALITIES
13
The Role of Religion
17
CHURCH HISTORY AND DOMESTIC VIOLENCE
23
GUIDELINES FOR INTERPRETING SCRIPTURE
26
TEXTS OF WOMEN ABUSED
30
TEXTS OF VICTIMS PROTECTED AND ABUSE EXPOSED
35
BARRIERS TO SEEKING HELP
68
MEN WHO ARE ABUSED
71
FOR PEOPLE IN SAMESEX RELATIONSHIPS
72
ADVICE FOR CHURCH LEADERSeovticefr
73
WHEN IT IS TIME TO LEAVE
75
IS THERE HOPE FOR AN ABUSER?
78
Breaking the Cycle
83
DYNAMICS OF HEALTHY RELATIONSHIPS
84

HOW TO USE THESE STORIES AS TEACHING TOOLS
39
THE HOLINESS OF MARRIAGEMUTUAL REGARD
41
Providing Support for the Abused
49
IDENTIFYING ABUSIVE BEHAVIOR
52
RECOGNIZING SIGNS OF ABUSE
56
ACTS CHART OF BEHAVIORS
58
ASSISTING AN ABUSED PERSON
65
TO LEAVE OR NOT TO LEAVE
66
HELPING BOYS BECOME MEN
86
WHAT MEN CAN DO TO END MENS VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN
88
TEACHING GIRLS TO SAY NO
89
Church Advocacy
93
WHAT YOUR CHURCH CAN DO
103
SPECIAL WORSHIP SERVICES FOR SURVIVORS OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE
113
Resources
121
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