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Domestic Violence and the Faith Community
by Dr. Oliver Williams, Executive Director, Institute on Domestic Violence in the African American Community
Culture and Religion Are Integral to Healing Approaches and Practices
by Adelita M. Medina, Former Director, Alianza
Forgiveness and the Jewish High Holy Days
by Marcia Cohn Spiegel, M.A.
What Faith Communities Can Do to Address Domestic Violence (2014)
Faith communities can provide a safe haven for those who are living with violence in their home. In addition, they inspire society to show compassion and provide comfort for those afflicted by the tragedy of domestic violence. Leaders of the faith community have identified actions to create a unified response to sexual and domestic violence.
A Policy Statement on Domestic Violence Couples Counseling
by Phyllis B. Frank, M.A. and Beverly D. Houghton, Ph.D.
A Rabbi’s Introduction to Domestic Violence
Renewal and Reconciliation after Family Violence?
by Gus Kaufman, Jr., Ph.D.
Teen Dating Violence in the Muslim Community: Protecting the Family, Eradicating Hopelessness and Healing the Community
by Sakeena Abdulraheem
What Individuals Can Do to Respond to Sexual and Domestic Violence
What Religious Leaders Can Do to Respond to Sexual and Domestic Violence
The Winter Holidays for Battered Women
by Rev. Dr. Marie M. Fortune
Sermon on Domestic Violence
by Rabbi Cindy G. Enger, Former Director of the Jewish Program
A Perspective on Domestic Violence in the Muslim Community
by Salma Elkadi Abugideiri
The Role of Churches in Preventing Domestic Violence
by Julia L. Perilla and Rev. Dr. Marie M. Fortune
What about the Children?
by Rev. Dr. Aleese Moore-Orbih
Jewish Concepts and Values for Helping Victims and Perpetrators of Domestic Violence
by Rabbi Elliot N. Dorff, Ph.D.
The Power of the Rabbinate: Opportunities for Education and Awareness in Combating Domestic Violence in the Jewish Community
by Rabbi Lisa B. Gelber
Do Not Harm My Anointed
by Rabbi Mark Dratch
Working Together to Protect and Care for Our Most Vulnerable
by Rev. Dr. Aleese Moore‐Orbih, Director of Training and Consulting
The Rod of Guidance
by Sue Hille
Making Justice: Sources of Healing for Incest Survivors
by Rev. Dr. Marie M. Fortune
Speaking Out and Advocating for the Muslim Child in Mosques and Community Centers
by Sakeena Abdulraheem
Advocating for South Asian Women
by Dr. Sudha Shreeniwas
Domestic Violence, Catholic Realities, and Immigrant Latinos
by Julia L. Perilla, PhD
Coloured Women’s Experiences of Domestic Violence in Post-Apartheid South Africa
by Elizabeth Petersen, MSW
Immigrant Muslim Women
by Salma Abugideiri
Khalidah's Story: An African American Muslim Women's Journey to Freedom
by Dr. Debra Majeed
Prosperity Preaching from the Ears and Eyes of a Victim-Survivor
by Rev. Sharon Ellis Davis, PhD
Walking the Sacred Healing Circle
by Vivette Jeffries-Logan
A Day Full of Light: Ending Commercial Sexual Exploitation
by the Women of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA)
Abolition of Sex Trafficking, The United Methodist Church
by the General Board of Church and Society, The United Methodist Church
Human Trafficking
by Episcopal Life Weekly, The Episcopal Church
Resolution on Trafficking, Presbyterian Church (USA)
by the Advocacy Committee for Women's Concerns, Presbyterian Church (USA)
Trafficking in Persons
by Dr. Nancy A. Murphy, LMHC, for Working Together (Winter 2008, Vol. 27, No. 2), FaithTrust Institute
Reflection on Human Trafficking
by Gail Mengel with Commentaries by Salma Abugideiri and Rabbi Mark Dratch
When the Abuser Is Among Us: One Church’s Response to a Perpetrator
by Carol J. Adams
A Commentary on Religion and Domestic Violence
by Rev. Dr. Marie M. Fortune with Salma Abugideiri and Rabbi Mark Dratch
Structures of Forgiveness in the New Testament
by Frederick W. Keene
Faith Community Considerations: Social Networking
by M.L. Daniel and Marie M. Fortune
Social Networking and Healthy Boundaries in Ministry: Asking Critical Questions
by M.L. Daniel and Marie M. Fortune
The Transformation of Suffering: A Biblical and Theological Perspective
by Rev. Dr. Marie M. Fortune
Human Trafficking 2012ed
Teen Dating Violence Bulletin
Teen Dating Violence Power and Control Wheel
Addressing Teen Violence in Communities
Domestic Violence Bulletin Insert
Islamic Marriage Contracts
Islamic Marriage Contracts: A Resource Guide For Legal Professionals, Advocates, Imams & Communities
Understanding Youth Violence--Fact Sheet 2012
Understanding Teen Dating Violence Fact Sheet 2012
Confidentiality and Mandatory Reporting: A Clergy Dilemma?
by Rev. Dr. Marie M. Fortune
Forgiveness: The Last Step
by Rev. Dr. Marie M. Fortune
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