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December 2019
In this short video, Rev. Lydia Mulkey, pastor and anti-violence activist, talks about the special role of ritual and prayer in healing.
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December 2019
Authors: Lydia Mulkey
In this short video, Rev. Lydia Mulkey, pastor and anti-violence activist, discusses the issue of forgiveness and how Christians sometimes focus more on forgiving the sinner rather than on helping the victim/survivor.
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January 2019
An introductory pamphlet that includes basic information about child abuse, addresses common questions, and provides additional resources. Ideal for distribution to clergy, laity and volunteers in churches and synagogues.
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January 2019
Spirituality and religion may be essential aspects of a victim's/ survivor's life and identity. This handbook, written for advocates, addresses key questions and issues that may arise in the aftermath of sexual violence and abuse and offers ways for advocates and allies to support survivors.
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January 2016
Authors: Sarah Butler
This free multi-faith guide to the Oscar award-winning film Spotlight is designed to help faith communities use the film to have important conversations about child abuse, faith community response to abuse, and create safe faith communities. Special sections for Christian, Jewish, and Muslim communities.
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January 2015
This handbook for advocates was created through a collaboration between FaithTrust Institute and Florida Coalition Against Domestic Violence (FCADV). It is a valuable resource to those who want to better understand the role that religion and spirituality may have in the lives of victims/survivors of intimate partner violence.
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January 2014
A resource for spiritual communities to take action to respond to domestic violence.
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January 2014
Rev. Dr. Marie Fortune examines the issue of mandated reporting of child abuse/endangerment, using the lens of clergy ethics to clarify why the issue is challenging for some.
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January 2014
The Community Resource Inventory Map is a practical tool created to help faith communities understand their role in addressing domestic violence. The map engages individuals to connect with the network of services available to assist victims/survivors in their area, through researching and identifying key providers.
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January 2013
An introductory pamphlet that includes basic information about clergy misconduct, addresses common questions, and provides additional resources. 
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March 2010
All three sermons extend the message beyond naming the abuse of women to a discussion of what are we doing about it in our own faith communities.
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January 2010
Rabbi Dratch discusses the Jewish religious imperative to protect children from harm and abuse. He names the biblical teachings and religious doctrine that have been used as justifications for child abuse, and argues that this is in fact an abuse of biblical doctrine.