In the Absence of Love: To Pray Or to Prey? : Childhood Rejection, Religious Addiction and Sexual Abuse : a Case Study in the Development of Fundamentalist Religious Belief and Ministerial Sexual Abuse

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Human Factors Press, 1994 - Child sexual abuse by clergy - 152 pages
The story of a psychologically frail woman in an unhappy marriage who became emotionally dependent upon a fundamentalist minister who then seduced her. The account is told from the woman's point of view, largely using her own language and interpretations. Elizabeth Cook is an occupational therapist specialising in psychiatric practice, now engaged in Master's studies on sexual abuse. Her husband is an educationalist and Director of Aboriginal Programs at Macquarie University.

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