Hidden Evil: A Biblical and Pastoral Response to Domestic Abuse
: Domestic abuse is an ugly, but all too real, problem that is often not dealt with well within our churches. Eryl Davies tells the stories of domestic abuse survivors - both men and women - who have been let...
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Domestic abuse is an ugly, but all too real, problem that is often not dealt with well within our churches. Eryl Davies tells the stories of domestic abuse survivors - both men and women - who have been let down by their churches' reactions. How are we to respond biblically to such situations? How do pastors and church leaders address this problem when both victim and abuser are part of their congregation? As well as making the reader aware of the reality of this issue, Davies gives helpful guidelines and suggestions for church leaders dealing with cases of domestic abuse.
Dr Davies, PhD, (University of Wales, Cardiff) is the principal of the Evangelical Theological College of Wales, Bryntirion, South Wales, where he lectures in the areas of Systematic and Contemporary Theology. He has spent some thirty years in the ministry in Wales, where he has, until recently, also been the chairman of the Universities and Colleges Christian Fellowship Wales Advisory Council. He is the author of The ultimate rescue, Truth under Attack, An Angry God, The Beddgelert Revival and Heaven is a far Better Place published by Evangelical Press, and has written extensively on the subject of cults both for Evangelical Times, and more recently in his booklet Human cloning , right or wrong?