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The Wounded Heartby Dan B Allender
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A recent study indicated that 38% of the women interviewed had been sexually abused by an adult or family member by the age of 18. You may think you don’t know anyone who has been sexually abused, especially if most of your friends and acquaintances are Christians. But the statistics indicate otherwise: sexual abuse knows no religious or social boundaries. The Wounded Heart is an intensely personal and specific look at this most “soul deadening” form of abuse. Personal because it may be affecting you, your spouse, a close friend or neighbor, or someone you know well at church. And specific because it goes well beyond the general issues and solutions discussed in other books. Dr. Allender’s book reaches deep into the wounded heart of someone you know, exploring the secret lament of the soul damaged by sexual abuse and laying hold of the hope buried there by the One whose unstained image we all bear.
This book explores the issues surrounding sexual abuse while looking to God for hope and restoration. Includes information about false-memory issues.
Sexual abuse not only destroys trust, relationships, and dreams, it also causes grief, stress, and feelings of guilt and shame. This book examines the issues surrounding sexual abuse while looking to God for restoration and peace.
• Includes information about false memory issues
• Indexed for easy reference
• Also available: The Wounded Heart Workbook
THE WOUNDED HEART is an intensely personal and specific look at the most "soul deadening" form of abuse, sexual abuse. It is personal because it may be affecting you, your spouse, a close friend or neighbor, or someone you know well at church. And specific because it goes well beyond the general issues and solutions discussed in other books.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 297-301).
About the Author
Frank Minirth, M.D., President, Minirth Clinic, Richardson, TX
[per conversation with Frank’s assistant Vickie 5/18/07]
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