The Resource The narrow way : a true story of surviving sexual abuse, Vivienne E. Perkins, Ph. D, (electronic resource)

The narrow way : a true story of surviving sexual abuse, Vivienne E. Perkins, Ph. D, (electronic resource)

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The narrow way : a true story of surviving sexual abuse
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The narrow way
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a true story of surviving sexual abuse
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Vivienne E. Perkins, Ph. D
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eng
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The Narrow Way is an honest account of a life, fully lived, under Gods all-seeing eye. Although a memoir, it is not a conventional one. No reader will like everything in this book, but every reader struggling with some aspect of lifesexual abuse, marriage, militarism, prison, the loneliness of the American experience, the failure of democratic institutions, the quest for self-knowledge, the search for Godcan find something interesting and useful in it. Opening with an examination of the long-term damage done to sexually abused children, Part One covers the problems of marriage, the significance of dreams, art, and literature, an insight into suffering, an approach to understanding Scripture, and the social impact Jesus had on His society via teachings that we are still refusing to take seriously. In Part Two, the author gives an overview of the impact of the so-called Enlightenment, a period that promised a better human type living in an improved world, but that brought the human family instead to non-stop, high-tech war-making, rampant resource consumption, and an on-coming social, environmental, and economic catastropheprecisely because Christians, seduced by the products of the machine, have steadily diluted their commitment to Christ, who showed us the narrow way that leads to life. The Narrow Waythe result of fifty years of hard study of the intellectual and social trends of the past 250 yearsis a challenging book. Starting where theologian Reinhold Niebuhr left off, it critiques the so-called American way of life and calls for change
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Midwest
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1933-
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Perkins, Vivienne E.
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362.764092
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non fiction
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  • Sexual abuse victims
  • Child sexual abuse
  • Adult child sexual abuse victims
  • Adult child sexual abuse victims
  • Christian life
  • Electronic books
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adult
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The narrow way : a true story of surviving sexual abuse, Vivienne E. Perkins, Ph. D, (electronic resource)
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unknown
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1 online resource
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9781449795481
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(electronic bk.)
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rdamedia
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12092980
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The narrow way : a true story of surviving sexual abuse, Vivienne E. Perkins, Ph. D, (electronic resource)
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9781449795481
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(electronic bk.)
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MWT12092980
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