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Betrayal of trust : sexual misconduct in the pastorate / Stanley J. Grenz and Roy D. Bell. [print]

By: Contributor(s): Material type: TextTextPublication details: Downers Grove, Illinois : InterVarsity Press, (c)1995.Description: 188 pages ; 22 cmContent type:
  • text
Media type:
  • unmediated
Carrier type:
  • volume
ISBN:
  • 083081857X
  • 9780830818570
Subject(s): LOC classification:
  • BV4392.B487 1995
Online resources: COPYRIGHT NOT covered - Click this link to request copyright permission:
Contents:
1. The Scope of the Problem 2. The Pastor at Risk 3. Misconduct as Betrayal of a Sexual Trust 4. Misconduct as Betrayal of a Power Trust 5. Ministering to the Victims of Misconduct 6. The Pastor and the Prevention of Misconduct 7. The Church's Response to Misconduct.
Summary: The problem of professionals sexually abusing clients has reached epidemic proportions. Such misconduct is now so widespread that insurance companies are limiting or eliminating their coverage of it. And sadly, some observers fear women are more likely to be abused at church than in the workplace.Summary: Betrayal of Trust is one of the first comprehensive evangelical treatments of this crisis. It outlines how sexual misconduct by clergy is a breach both of power and of sexual trust. It helps churches know how to aid those who have been abused and, importantly, gives guidance on the prevention of abuse by clergy.
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Circulating Book (checkout times vary with patron status) Circulating Book (checkout times vary with patron status) G. ALLEN FLEECE LIBRARY CIRCULATING COLLECTION - BACK OF 1ST FLOOR NON-FICTION BV4392 .G74 1995 (Browse shelf(Opens below)) Available 31923000926218

1. The Scope of the Problem 2. The Pastor at Risk 3. Misconduct as Betrayal of a Sexual Trust 4. Misconduct as Betrayal of a Power Trust 5. Ministering to the Victims of Misconduct 6. The Pastor and the Prevention of Misconduct 7. The Church's Response to Misconduct.

The problem of professionals sexually abusing clients has reached epidemic proportions. Such misconduct is now so widespread that insurance companies are limiting or eliminating their coverage of it. And sadly, some observers fear women are more likely to be abused at church than in the workplace.

Betrayal of Trust is one of the first comprehensive evangelical treatments of this crisis. It outlines how sexual misconduct by clergy is a breach both of power and of sexual trust. It helps churches know how to aid those who have been abused and, importantly, gives guidance on the prevention of abuse by clergy.

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