Books and pamphlets

  • Abuse: Response and Prevention: A Guide for Church Leaders. MCC, 2008. Available in English, German and Spanish versions.
  • Bancroft, Lundy.  When Dad Hurts Mom: Helping Your Children Heal the Wounds of Witnessing Abuse.  New York: Berkley Books, 2004.
  • Bancroft, Lundy.  Why Does He Do That? Inside the Minds of Angry and Controlling Men.  New York: Berkley Books, 2002.
  • Close To Home pamphlets are designed to help open conversation about difficult issues. Topics include: child abuse, spouse abuse, pornography and depression.
  • Cory, Jill and McAndless-Davis, Karen. When Love Hurts:  A Woman’s Guide to Understanding Abuse in Relationships.  New Westminster BC: WomanKind Press, 2nd edition, 2008.
  • Cunninghman, Alison and Baker, Linda.  Little Eyes, Little Ears: How Violence Against a Mother Shapes Children as They Grow.  London, ON: Centre for Children & Families in the Justice System, 2007.   Available as a free pdf document at: National Clearinghouse on Family Violence (Canada) 
  • Fortune, Marie M. Keeping the Faith: Guidance for Christian Women Facing Abuse.  San Francisco: HarperCollins, 1995.
  • Fortune, Marie M. and Marshall, Joretta, Editors.  Forgiveness and Abuse:  Jewish and Christian Reflections.  New York: The Haworth Press, 2002.
  • Harder, Jeanette.  Let the Children Come, Preparing Faith Communities to End Child Abuse and Neglect, Scottdale, PA: Herald Press, 2010.
  • Herman, Judith Lewis. Trauma and Recovery: The Aftermath of Violence – from Domestic Abuse to Political Terror, New York, NY: Basic Books, 2nd edition, 1997.
  • Home: A Safe Place for All brochures; available in Chinese, English, French, German, Spanish and Swahili versions.
  • Kroeger, Catherine Clark and Nason-Clark, Nancy.  No Place for Abuse: Biblical & Practical Resources to Counteract Domestic Violence. Revised edition, Downers Grove, IL:  Intervarsity Press, 2010.
  • Livingston, David L.  Healing Violent Men: A Model for Christian Communities, Minneapolis: Augsburg Fortress, 2002.
  • Miles, Al. Domestic Violence: What every pastor needs to know. 2nd edition, Minneapolis:  Augsburg Fortress, 2011.
  • Miles, Al.  Ending Violence in Teen Dating Relationships: A Resource Guide for Parents and Pastors. Minneapolis: Augsburg Fortress, 2005.
  • Nason-Clark, Nancy, Catherine Clark Kroeger, and Barbara Fisher-Townsend, Responding to Abuse in Christian Homes, A Challenge to Churches and their Leaders, Eugene, OR: Wipf & Stock, 2011.
  • Smedes, Lewis. Forgive & Forget: Healing the Hurts We Don’t Deserve, HarperOne, 2nd edition, 2007.
  • Soto Albrecht, Elizabeth. Family Violence, Reclaiming a Theology of Nonviolence, Maryknoll, NY: Orbis Books, 2008.
  • Yarrow Morris, Susan and Jean Anton.  Opening the Door: A Pastor’s Guide to Addressing Domestic Violence in Premarital Counselling.  Seattle: WA: FaithTrust Institute, 2006.

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