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When Violence Is No Stranger

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"It is not my enemies who taunt me-I could bear that....It is you, my equal, my companion, my familiar friend...."Ps. 55:12-13 The paucity of resources for pastoral care of acquaintance-rape survivors highlights the invisibility of this growing crime and its largely uncharted pastoral challenges. In fact, most rape is by an acquaintance. Only 16 percent of such cases are r...more
Paperback, 200 pages
Published August 1st 2002 by Augsburg Fortress Publishing
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Written by a NACUC colleague -- a fabulous resource. It begins with basic information about acquaintance rape, and PTSD. It addresses the issues that might arise when offering pastoral counseling to survivors of acquaintance rape. It raises important questions concerning faith and trust and theology. A number of women share very personal, very heartbreaking accounts. There is also a good bit of theology present. A very engaging, if painful, book.
i honestly loved this book...i read it for a presentation for school but the information both about sexual assault in general and about how survivors are impacted and in how many different ways... Leslie did a good job capturing how not everyone reacts the same. the advice that she (and the survivors) gave towards pastors was very extensive and the theological thinking was sound...i love this book...
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