Post-Traumatic God: How the Church Cares for People Who Have Been to Hell and Back  -     By: David W. Peters
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Moorehouse Publishing / 2016 / Paperback

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Today, the church is sometimes viewed (even from within) as a place apart, which may create a barrier of understanding for those who have experienced trauma. As a result, many who have walked through traumatic events find themselves turning away from the Church. David Peters's Post-Traumatic God emerged from personal experience as a chaplain in Iraq and later as an Episcopal priest, as well as from his subsequent work with an organization he founded, the Episcopal Veterans Fellowship, which helped him identify the need for this quite-different book to bridge that gap. In it, Peters explores three related themes: history (the early church itself was a post-traumatic community); theology (especially building on Tillich's World War I experiences and the theology he subsequently developed); and ecclesiology (how church can offer community to trauma survivors. Post-Traumatic God equips the Church to heal the unseen wounds of the soul, presenting a path home and providing a way back to a God who can be trusted, loved, and worshipped.

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Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 160
Vendor: Moorehouse Publishing
Publication Date: 2016
Dimensions: 8.5 X 5.5 (inches)
ISBN-13: 9780819233035

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After traumatic events, many (especially young people) turn away from the Church; Post-Traumatic God presents a path home, providing a way back to a God who can be trusted, loved, and worshipped.
Today, the church is sometimes viewed (even from within) as a place apart, which may create a barrier of understanding for those who have experienced trauma. Post-Traumatic God grew out of Peters’ own experience as a chaplain in Iraq and later as an Episcopal priest, and from his subsequent work with an organization he founded, Episcopal Veterans for Peace, which helped him identify the need for this quite-different book to bridge that gap. In it, Peters explores three related themes: history (the early church itself was a post-traumatic community); theology (especially building on Tillich's World War I experiences and the theology he subsequently developed); and ecclesiology (how church can offer community to trauma survivors. Post-Traumatic God equips the Church to heal the unseen wounds of the soul.

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David W. Peters is assistant to the rector at Grace Episcopal Church in Georgetown, Texas. He is a chaplain in the U.S. Army Reserves and is completing a master's degree in Religion and Art at the Seminary of the Southwest. He originally served as a chaplain with the Bible Fellowship Church but became an Episcopalian during his service and was ordained an Episcopal priest in 2012. He has written a memoir, Death Letter: God, Sex, and War, which has received attention from NPR and is now in development as a motion picture. He has experienced many of the traumas that service members do, including PTSD and divorce, but has found a way to wholeness in the church, a way he wants to share with others.

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