Christianity and Incest
This work reproduces ten interviews with incest survivors, and shows that religion - particularly patriarchal religion that relies heavily on authorized scripture - can be a factor that is conducive to incest. It also offers an approach to pastoral counselling.
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THE EXPERIENCE OF INCEST
Child Sexual Abuse and Power within the Family
The Aftermath of Incest Trauma
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