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By Mrs. Lisa Barnes Lampman

A probing examine one in all America's urgent social concerns--crime and the religious wishes of these that suffer due to it. Headlines and nightly information courses remind us continually of the truth of crime and sufferers that suffer from it. this significant e-book is the 1st to make a theological exploration of the non secular concerns that sufferers face within the aftermath of crime and to supply useful suggestion for supporting these in desire. Written by means of academics, theologians, and practitioners popular for his or her services within the box, GOD AND THE sufferer probes and examines problems with evil, justice, victimization, and forgiveness. operating from the view that crime is essentially a religious factor, the authors examine examples of victimization within the Bible for advice approximately we will be able to greater minister to sufferers this present day. Readers of the ebook will reach a deeper knowing of what crime sufferers adventure, perception into their useful and non secular wishes, and urban feedback for giving clever and delicate aid. together with thought-provoking sidebars and learn courses for private or staff use, this quantity is the simplest av! ailable source for readers starting from pastors and counselors to contributors whose personal lives were impacted by means of crime.

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