Resources

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Preaching Sex: on love, intimacy, power, abuse

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Failures of Forgiveness: What We Get Wrong and How to Do Better

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Truth and Repair: How Trauma Survivors Envision Justice

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The California State University: Systemwide Report

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Confronting the Patterns That Silence Us

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Jewish Orthodox Feminist Alliance: Review of Institutional Response

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Hesston College: Report of External Title IX Review

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Eastern Michigan University: Report of External Review

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LYFE Camp: Report of Investigation

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Resistance: Confronting Violence, Power, and Abuse within Peace Churches

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Responding to spiritual leader misconduct: a handbook

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The Southern Baptist Convention: Report of the Independent Investigation

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Grace Church and Grace Church School: Report of External Investigation

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College of the Holy Cross: Report of Comprehensive Investigation

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On Repentance and Repair: Making Amends in an Unapologetic World

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Amish and Plain Community Power and Control Wheel

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How to Report Abuse (Amish and Plain Communities)

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Tates Creek Presybterian Church – Final Report and Recommendations

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Types of Abuse (Amish and Plain Communities)

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Terms Used When Reporting Abuse (Amish and Plain Communities)

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The Foursquare Church: Executive Summary

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Ravi Zacharias International Ministry – Assessment

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Right to Privacy, and Safe Touch (Amish and Plain Communities)

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Curtis Institute of Music: Report of External Review

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Sacred Trust: fostering safe space in congregations

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The Betrayal Bond: Breaking Free of Exploitive Relationships

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The Plain People’s Podcast

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Risking the Collective — Working Together: Justice Advocacy in Difficult Times

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The Emma Willard School: Report and Chronology

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Clergy and Religious Leader Abuses of the Laity: Religious and Spiritual Consequences

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Baylor University: Recommendations

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Soul Betrayal: Spiritual and Religious Trauma

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John Howard Yoder Annotated Timeline

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Activism in a Mennonite Voice: SNAP Address 2015

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The Elephants in God’s Living Room — Vol. 4: Bearing the Unbearable, A Collection of Conversational Essays

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The Body Keeps the Score: Brain, Mind, and Body in the Healing of Trauma

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Blind to Betrayal: Why We Fool Ourselves We Aren’t Being Fooled

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The Elephants in God’s Living Room — Vol. 3: The Mennonite Church and John Howard Yoder, Collected Essays

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The Elephants in God’s Living Room — Vol. 2: Study Guide

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The Elephants in God’s Living Room — Vol. 1: Theoretical Issues

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Understanding Sexual Abuse by a Church Leader or Caregiver

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In Sheep’s Clothing: Understanding and Dealing with Manipulative People

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Questions and Answers About Clergy Sexual Misconduct

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Sex, Priests, and Secret Codes: The Catholic Church’s 2,000 Year Paper Trail of Sexual Abuse

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Sexual Abuse by Clergy: A Crisis for the Church

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Violence in the Family: A Workshop Curriculum for Clergy and Other Helpers

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Forgiveness and Abuse: Jewish and Christian Reflections

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Emotional Blackmail: When the People in Your Life Use Fear, Obligation, and Guilt to Manipulate You

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Advocacy Training Manual: Advocating for Survivors of Sexual Abuse by a Church Leader or Caregiver

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Recovering the Lost Self: Shame-Healing for Victims of Clergy Sexual Abuse

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Healing in Congregations After Clergy Sexual Abuse: A Resource to Assist Synodical Leaders and Local Congregations

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Safe Connections: What Parishioners Can Do to Understand and Prevent Clergy Sexual Abuse

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Betrayal Trauma: The Logic of Forgetting Childhood Abuse

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Love Does No Harm: Sexual Ethics for the Rest of Us

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Trauma and Recovery: The Aftermath of Violence—from Domestic Abuse to Political Terror

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Peace Theology and Violence Against Women

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Thoughts on Family Ethics

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Christianity, Patriarchy and Abuse: A Feminist Critique

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Is Nothing Sacred?: When Sex Invades the Pastoral Relationship

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Domestic violence and its aftermath (New perspectives on crime and justice)

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Keeping the Faith: Guidance for Christian Women Facing Abuse

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Sexual Abuse Prevention: A Study for Teenagers

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Sexual Violence: The Unmentionable Sin

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A Better Way: Education and Support

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Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network (RAINN)

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The Misfit Amish

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Healthy Boundaries for Clergy, Spiritual Teachers, and Lay Leaders

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Center for Institutional Courage

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Religious Trauma Institute

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Abuse Response and Prevention network

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