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The congregational response to clergy betrayals of trust

by Nancy Myer Hopkins

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Published by Liturgical Press in Collegeville, Minn .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sexual misconduct by clergy.,
  • Reconciliation -- Religious aspects -- Christianity.,
  • Trust -- Religious aspects -- Christianity.,
  • Clergy -- Professional ethics.,
  • Sexual abuse victims -- Pastoral counseling of.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementNancy Myer Hopkins.
    ContributionsInterfaith Sexual Trauma Institute (Collegeville, Minn.)
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBV4392.5 .H66 1998
    The Physical Object
    Pagination49 p. ;
    Number of Pages49
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL697313M
    ISBN 100814624413
    LC Control Number97044854
    OCLC/WorldCa37864311

    The scope of the problem --The pastor at risk --Misconduct as betrayal of a sexual trust --Misconduct as betrayal of a power trust --Ministering to the victims of misconduct --The pastor and the prevention of misconduct --The church's response to misconduct --Hope for the wanderer. Responsibility: Stanley J. Grenz and Roy D. Bell. ––The Rev. Dr. William M. Kondrath, congregational consultant and author of Facing Feelings in Faith Communities and Resources for Facing Feelings (Rowman & Littlefield) “Robin Hammeal-Urban is a wise and astute companion colleague when rebuilding trust after betrayal. She is my first phone call when I’m consulting with a parish.

    Sexual misconduct by clergy is a devastating issue that reaches across all denominations, damaging the credibility of the church in its wake. The media regularly reports on the moral failure of leaders and abuse at the hands of those who are supposed to be trustworthy. Betrayal of Trust focuses on a common scenario of abuse--sexual involvement between a male pastor and a female congregant--and 4/5(1). Congregants will have unique needs in terms of processing and healing from the betrayal. While it is absolutely imperative that spaces are created for congregations to process their experience, sensitivity must be employed to ensure that the congregational impact does not overshadow the experiences of the primary victim(s).

    The Congregational Response to Clergy Betrayals of Trust by Nancy Myer Hopkins (7 copies) Race, religion & racism by Frederick K. C. Price (6 copies) Right or Reconciled?: God's Heart for Reconciliation by Joseph L. Garlington (6 copies) Evangelizacion, promocion humana y reconciliacion en la by Luis Fernando Figari (5 copies).   Entry points for this article are primarily feeling tone (the level of openness and trust) and leaders (pastors, bishops, dominant groups) that we assume are the keys to initiating a change in the level of trust within congregations and synods. The primary entry point for altering the feeling tone (trust) lies with the leadership.


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Brand new Book. Other books have been written about clergy misconduct and its effects on congregations. Some are by victims. Others are written by professionals for a professional audience. Until now, however, there hasn't been a book for the congregational leaders who must deal with the fallout of clergy.

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