Sin Against the Innocents: Sexual Abuse by Priests and the Role of the Catholic Church

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$66.00
Publisher
Praeger
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Pages
256
Dimensions
6.14 X 9.21 X 0.63 inches | 1.18 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9780275981754

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About the Author
THOMAS G. PLANTE is a Professor of Psychology at Santa Clara University, Adjunct Clinical Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, as well as Consulting Associate Professor of Education, at Stanford University. He has authored, edited or co-edited six earlier books, including Bless Me Father for I Have Sinned: Perspectives on Sexual Abuse by Roman Catholic Priests (Praeger, 1999).
Reviews
"An important collection of essays from many viewpoints discussing the causes, effects and implications for the church of the sexual abuse crisis."-Conscience The News Journal of Catholic Opinion
?An important collection of essays from many viewpoints discussing the causes, effects and implications for the church of the sexual abuse crisis.?-Conscience The News Journal of Catholic Opinion
"Thomas Plante has edited the most comprehensive and penetrating analysis of the clergy sexual abuse scandal to date. The authors make an important contribution to our understanding of the causes, dynamics, and clerical systems that both spawned and sustained this Sin against the Innocents."-Donald Cozzens, Visiting Professor of Religious Studies, John Carroll University and author of Sacred Silence: Denial and the Crisis in the Church