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Raped in the House of God: The Murder of My Soul

Jim Parker

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ISBN 10: 0595664172 / ISBN 13: 9780595664177
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Hardcover. 164 pages. Dimensions: 9.0in. x 6.0in. x 0.5in.Raped in the House of God is an invaluable resource for anyone trying to understand the lifetime effects sexual abuse by priests has on a persons life. Author Jim Parker tells his story of soul murder and his ongoing journey of recovery. His story recounts not only the immediate catastrophic impact of a 12-year-old boy being sexually abused, but how his parents request to keep the abuse a secret led to over forty years of frustration and self destructive behavior. Parker gives the reader details of how his life has been altered, including: His loss of purpose Inability to achieve in school Distrust of men Failed relationships with family and others Inability to set clear boundaries Years of isolation Three failed marriages Raped in the House of God is a must read for other survivors of clergy sexual abuse, their families, concerned Catholics seeking to better understand the crisis facing their church today, and health care professionals charged with the challenge of helping survivors. This item ships from multiple locations. Your book may arrive from Roseburg,OR, La Vergne,TN. Bookseller Inventory # 9780595664177

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Title: Raped in the House of God: The Murder of My ...

Publisher: iUniverse.com

Binding: Hardcover

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Raped in the House of God is an invaluable resource for anyone trying to understand the lifetime effects sexual abuse by priests has on a person's life.

Author Jim Parker tells his story of soul murder and his ongoing journey of recovery. His story recounts not only the immediate catastrophic impact of a 12-year-old boy being sexually abused, but how his parents' request to keep the abuse a secret led to over forty years of frustration and self destructive behavior. Parker gives the reader details of how his life has been altered, including:

§ His loss of purpose
§ Inability to achieve in school
§ Distrust of men
§ Failed relationships with family and others
§ Inability to set clear boundaries
§ Years of isolation
§ Three failed marriages

Raped in the House of God is a must read for other survivors of clergy sexual abuse, their families, concerned Catholics seeking to better understand the crisis facing their church today, and health care professionals charged with the challenge of helping survivors.

About the Author:

Jim Parker is a professional business and personal coach in Tucson. For the past 15 years he has been healing from the soul murder he suffered as a 12 year-old-altar boy raped by a Catholic priest in Lansing, Michigan. He is an ardent advocate for survivors of clergy sexual abuse.

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