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Sexual abuse knows no religious or social boundaries. The Wounded Heart takes an intensely personal and specific look at this form of abuse. Dr. Allender explores the secret lament of the soul damaged by sexual abuse and lays hold of the hope buried there by the One whose unstained image we all bear. Also includes information about false memory issues.
In a world ravaged by sexual abuse, the author offers an urgently needed word of grace. Now with a companion workbook (SKU: 063084) and a new introduction, The Wounded Heart continues to help victims heal from their experience and learn to love boldly in defiance of their trauma. Foreword by Dr. Larry Crabb.
|Title: The Wounded Heart: Hope for Adult Victims of Childhood Sexual Abuse|
By: Dan B. Allender Ph.D.
Number of Pages: 272
Publication Date: 2008
|Dimensions: 9.00 X 6.00 (inches)|
Weight: 12 ounces
Stock No: WW063070
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Thirty years ago, with great courage and vision, Dan Allender brought Christians to the table to acknowledge, understand, and help victims heal from their experience of the evil of sexual abuse. His work continues to help victims and those who love them to honestly acknowledge their abuse, understand the unique challenge of repentance for victims of abuse, and learn to love boldly in defiance of their trauma. Ultimately Dan offers the bold assurance to sexual abuse victims that even they can find their way to joy and hope in the comforting embrace of a good God.
The Wounded Heart has sold over 400,000 copies and has been the first book family, friends, counselors, pastors, and victims have turned to in search of Christian answers to the calamity of sexual abuse. With a new introduction reflecting on the ongoing importance of the book, and a companion workbook for personal and group recovery, The Wounded Heart continues to offer an urgently needed word of grace in a world ravaged by sexual abuse.
Dan taught in the Biblical Counseling Department of Grace Theological Seminary for seven years (19831989). From 19891997 Dan worked as professor in the Master of Arts in Biblical Counseling program at Colorado Christian University, Denver, Colorado. Currently, Dan serves as Professor of Counseling Psychology and President at Mars Hill Graduate School (MHGS.edu) in Seattle, Washington.
He travels and speaks extensively to present his unique perspective on sexual abuse recovery, love and forgiveness, worship, and other related topics. He is the author of The Wounded Heart (NavPress), and has coauthored four books with Dr. Tremper Longman III, Intimate Allies (Tyndale), The Cry of the Soul (NavPress), Bold Love (NavPress), and Breaking the Idols of Your Heart (IVP). Dan and his wife, Rebecca, have three children and live in Seattle, Washington.