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Betrayal of Trust: Confronting and Preventing Clergy Sexual Misconduct

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Sexual misconduct by clergy is a devastating issue that reaches across all denominations, damaging the credibility of the church in its wake. The media regularly reports on the moral failure of leaders and abuse at the hands of those who are supposed to be trustworthy.
Betrayal of Trust focuses on a common scenario of abuse--sexual involvement between a male pastor and a f
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Paperback, 224 pages
Published September 1st 2001 by Baker Books (first published June 1995)
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Grenz & Bell take the position that all sexual misconduct happens where the woman congregant is the victim, based on the position of influence and power of the pastor. They also explanatorily limit themselves to the use of the term "sexual misconduct" as male perpetuator and female abuse victim.
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Stanley James Grenz was born in Alpena, Michigan on January 7, 1950. He was the youngest of three children born to Richard and Clara Grenz, a brother to Lyle and Jan. His dad was a Baptist pastor for 30 years before he passed away in 1971. Growing up as a “pastor’s kid” meant that he moved several times in his life, from Michigan, to South Dakota, North Dakota, Montana and Colorado.

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