Sexual Abuse and Recovery

Bass, E. and Davis, L. (1994). Beginning to Heal: A First Book for Men and Women Who Were Sexually Abused as Children. New York, NY: HarperCollins Publishers.

Bass, E. and Davis, L. (1994). The Courage to Heal: A Guide for Women Survivors of Child Sexual Abuse. (3rd ed.) New York, NY: HarperCollins Publishers.

This is the seminal work in the area of recovery.

Center for Women and Religion. (1992) A Clergy Abuse Survivors’ Resource Packet. Berkeley, CA: CWR.

Crisp, B.R. (2010) Beyond Crucifixion: Meditations on Surviving Sexual Abuse, London: Darton, Longman & Todd

Crisp, B.R. (2012) The Spiritual Implications of Sexual Abuse: Not Just an Issue for Religious Women?, Feminist Theology 20. 2, pp. 133-145

Fortune, M. and Marshall, J. (Eds.). (2002). Forgiveness and Abuse: Jewish and
Christian Reflections.
Binghamton, NY: The Haworth Press.

Horst, E. (1998). Recovering the Lost Self: Shame – Healing for Victims of Clergy Sexual Abuse. Collegeville, MN: Liturgical Press.

Pellauer, M. (ed.). (1991). Sexual Assault and Abuse: A Handbook for Clergy and Religious Professionals. San Francisco, CA: HarperSanFrancisco.

Poling, N.W. (ed.). (1999). Victim to Survivor: Women Recovering from Clergy Sexual Abuse. Cleveland, OH: United Church Press.

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