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Breaking the Silence : The Church Responds to Domestic Violence - Anne O. Weatherholt

Breaking the Silence

The Church Responds to Domestic Violence


Published: 1st September 2008
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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.

Facts about domestic violence -- The role of religion -- Providing support for the abused -- Breaking the cycle -- Church advocacy.

ISBN: 9780819226945
ISBN-10: 0819226947
Format: ePUB
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 136
Published: 1st September 2008