Synopses & Reviews
Biblical answers on how to survive emotional or spiritual abuse, deal with an abuser, heal the scars and rebuild healthy relationships.
- How to deal with an abuser- New section on spiritual abuse
Includes bibliographical references (p. 218-221).
In this provocative book, Dr. Gregory Jantz examines the pervasive yet overlooked problem of emotional abuse-and why it is so common and damaging. Whether you or a loved one has been abused by words, actions, or even indifference, this book will help you understand the effects of the abuse, give you insight into the problems of the abuser, and show you how to overcome the past. In this revised edition, you'll find -strategies for dealing with a verbal abuser -elf-check quizzes with each chapter -keys to rebuilding relationships -letters from survivors of emotional abuse -new information on spiritual abuse -a biblical plan for healing "No one is better equipped to speak to the causes and cures [of emotional abuse] than Gregory Jantz." -Bruce Larson, minister-at-large, Crystal Cathedral, Garden Grove, California "If you are suffering from the pervasive pain of emotional abuse through words or actions, you have suffered long enough. This book offers a balm for the battered soul." -Les Parrot III, professor of clinical psychology, Seattle Pacific University "The scriptural and biblically oriented guidance found in this carefully crafted book will prove of inestimable value to all who accept-and adopt-its valid advice." -Ted Engstrom, former president, World Vision International Gregory Jantz, Ph.D., is founder and director of The Center for Counseling and Health Resources and the author of eleven books. He has a daily radio show in the Seattle area and conducts seminars on a wide variety of subjects.