Breaking the Silence: The Church Responds to Domestic Violence


by Anne O. Weatherholt

Breaking the Silence: The Church Responds to Domestic Violence
Publication date: 2008-09-01
Number of pages: 124
ISBN: 9780819223203
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.Anne O. Weatherholt
$22.95

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