Religious Abuse: A Pastor Explores the Many Ways Religion Can Hurt as Well as Heal

Religious Abuse: A Pastor Explores the Many Ways Religion Can Hurt as Well as Heal

by Keith Wright

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781896836478
Publisher: Wood Lake Publishing Inc.
Publication date: 01/28/2001
Pages: 192
Product dimensions: 9.00(w) x 6.00(h) x (d)

About the Author

KEITH WRIGHT served as pastor for forty years in the Presbyterian Church. He received his Doctor of Ministry degree from Austin Presbyterian Seminary. He received the Distinguished Alumni Award from Austin Seminary in 1992. Since his retirement in 1993, Dr. Wright has served three churches as an interim associate pastor.

Table of Contents

Foreword9
Preface13
1Recognizing Religious Abuse17
2Everyday Encounters with Abuse37
3Two Subtle Forms of Abuse47
4Religion and Abuse of Children61
5Religion and Abuse of Women83
6The Ultimate Form of Abuse95
7The Abuse of Clergy105
8The Theological Roots of Abuse131
9When Abuse Forces You to Leave147
10Moving beyond Despair161
Postscript179
Endnotes181
Suggested Reading185

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