Responding to Domestic Violence

My latest article was published on Christian Feminism Today. It took me a month to write, rewrite, and edit. Many friends contributed to the shaping of this final document.

Here’s a teaser…

“How often do religious leaders choose protecting the ones in power over giving voice to the people accusing these leaders of abuse? Way too often, I’m afraid—as evidenced in the recent internet conversations circling around one of the emergent church movement’s most prominent leaders, Tony Jones, and his ex-wife’s allegations of abuse. It seems to me, as a professional in the field of domestic violence, that the church is more concerned about leaders, movements, and reputations than it is about truly hearing the silenced ones tell their story.”

See more at:

http://www.eewc.com/viewpoint/domestic-violence-allegations-in-the-faith-based-community/

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