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Domestic Terror: A State of Intense Fear Related to Household or Family
Here are two current events that, when juxtaposed, caught my interest. Changing social norms is getting harder, not easier. “In revealing the decision points ...
Coloured Women’s Experiences of Domestic Violence in Post-Apartheid South Africa
by Elizabeth Petersen, MSW
Pesach Reflection 2011
by Rabbi Cindy G. Enger
Put Your Activism To Work Right Now
The New York Times is right on this one. If politicians are serious about fixing the perception that they don’t understand or care about women, they would do ...
Jewish Concepts and Values for Helping Victims and Perpetrators of Domestic Violence
by Rabbi Elliot N. Dorff, Ph.D.
The Marriage Antidote to Domestic Violence?
I had trouble keeping up this past week. We saw a barrage of commentary in response to a troubling Op-Ed published in the Washington Post on Wednesday. In an ...
Getting It Right? Part 2: Keep Trying
Every day seems to bring a new chapter in the National Football League's drama of discovering the urgency of addressing domestic violence in its ranks. Team ...
Julie Owens Featured in Charlotte Magazine
One of FaithTrust Institute's favorite people has been featured in Charlotte Magazine for the work she's doing to protect domestic violence survivors and ...
“Guns Don’t Kill People . . .”
“Guns don’t kill people; people kill people.” This National Rifle Association (NRA) answer to any suggestion of gun control is only partially true. The fact is ...
“The Bible Says . . .”
“The Bible says I can have sex with my 8-year-old child . . .” “The Bible says I can beat my wife because she is to be subject to me . . .” These and other ...
Not Done Yet -- The US Violence Against Women Act Since 1994
This month is the 15th anniversary of the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) in the U.S.
The Elders Name Religious Tradition and Practice as Sources of Harm to Women and Girls
“. . . we believe that the justification of discrimination against women and girls on grounds of religion or tradition, as if it were prescribed by a higher ...
In Memoriam: Dr. Catherine Clark Kroeger (1925–2011)
We have lost another friend and colleague this week.
Coronavirus and Violence at Home
By Rev. Dr. Marie M. Fortune: In this corona era, many local communities are reporting up to a 50% decrease in 911 calls in general but a 20% increase in ...
Rev. Dr. Marie Fortune in Washington Post
Rev. Dr. Marie Fortune, founder and senior analyst of FaithTrust Institute, was interviewed by Bob Smietana of the Washington Post for an article on domstic ...
Hymn for Ending Intimate Partner Violence
Carolyn Winfrey Gillette, a contemporary master hymn writer, has written a hymn called "God of Love, We've Heard the Teaching" inspired by a FaithTrust ...
Hymn for Ending Intimate Partner Violence
Black Press USA Speaks with Rev. Dr. Sharon Ellis Davis on Rape in the Black Community
Rev. Dr. Sharon Ellis Davis spoke with Black Press USA about sexual assault, the Black community and the role of the church. Rev. Davis Ellis will present a ...
Upcoming Conference: National DV Fatality Review Initiative
The National Domestic Violence Fatality Review Initiative is presenting Global Possibilities, scheduled May 19 –21 at the Hyatt Regency hotel in Phoenix, AZ. ...
VAWA Reauthorization NOW!
The Interfaith Coalition Against Domestic Violence, as part of the National Task Force to End Sexual & Domestic Violence, is offering a toolkit for demanding ...
Network: October 22 Training
FaithTrust Institute is honored to participate in a special seminar on domestic violence for faith leaders, counselors, youth ministers, and pastoral care ...
DVAM Webinars: Interfaith Coalition Against Domestic and Sexual Violence
The Interfaith Coalition Against Domestic and Sexual Violence is offering a series of weekly webinars during October in recognition of Domestic Violence ...
Upcoming Webinar: Violence Within Families: A Trauma-Informed Faith Response
On April 20 at 6 pm CT, Rev. Lydia Mulkey will present a webinar entitled "VIOLENCE WITHIN FAMILIES: A TRAUMA-INFORMED FAITH RESPONSE" for The Institute for ...
Preparing for Spring
I look forward to the beginning of February, not in anticipation of February 2 as Groundhog Day (which I have never understood anyway), but in celebration of ...
The Role of Churches in Preventing Domestic Violence
by Julia L. Perilla and Rev. Dr. Marie M. Fortune
Fifty Shades of Depressing
First, a confession: I have not read Fifty Shades of Grey nor do I intend to. When I choose a novel to read, I pay attention to reviews or suggestions of my ...
How Does a Congregation Respond to a Battered Woman?
“. . . then the congregation’s leaders should help her reach an accommodation with her ex.” No, the congregation’s leaders should help provide for her safety.
"Pray for the Dead; Fight Like Hell for the Living."
“Pray for the dead and fight like hell for the living.” These words from Mother Jones come to mind as we celebrate October as Domestic Violence Awareness Month ...
Hanukkah Reflection by Rabbi Lisa Gelber
A disagreement emerged between the houses of Shammai and Hillel regarding how to light the Hanukkah Menorah. Beit Shammai maintained that one should light ...
Easter Reflection 2011
by Rev. Kathy G. Reid