Interfaith Domestic and Sexual Violence Resource List

Adams, Carol J. & Fortune, Marie M., Editors, Violence Against Women and Children:  A Christian Theological Sourcebook, The Continuum Publishing Company, New York, NY, 1998.


Afkhami, M.  Safe and Secure:  Eliminating Violence Against Women and Girls in Muslim Societies,  Sisterhood Is Global Institute, Bethesda, MD, 1998.  Contact FaithTrust Institute:  206-634-1903,


Alwani, Zainab and Salma Abugideiri, What Islam Says about Domestic Violence, Foundation for Appropriate and Immediate Temporary Help (FAITH), 2003.


Bradley Berry, J.D., Dawn, The Domestic Violence Sourcebook, Third Edition, McGraw-Hill Companies, 2000.


Buchwald, E., Pamela Fletcher, and Martha Ross, Editors, Transforming a Rape Culture, Milkweed Editions, Minneapolis, MN, 1993.


Burns, Maryviolet C., M.Div., Ed., The Speaking Profits Us:  Violence in the Lives of Women of Color, FaithTrust Institute, Seattle, WA, 1986.  Contact FaithTrust Institute:  206-634-1903,


Dopke, Cynthia Okayama, Creating Partnerships to End Sexual Violence, FaithTrust Institute, 2002.  Contact FaithTrust Institute:  206-634-1903,

Fortune, Marie M., Keeping the Faith:  Guidance for Christian Women Facing Abuse, Harper Collins, San Francisco, CA, 1987.  Contact FaithTrust Institute:  206-634-1903,


Fortune, Marie M., Love Does No Harm: Sexual Ethics for the Rest of Us, The Continuum Publishing Company, New York, NY, 1995. Contact FaithTrust Institute: 206-634-1903,


Fortune, Marie M., Sexual Violence:  The Sin Revisited, The Pilgrim Press, 2005.  Contact FaithTrust Institute:  206-634-1903,


Foynes, Melissa M. and Jennifer J. Freyd, “The Impact of Skills Training on Responses to the Disclosure of Mistreatment,” Psychology of Violence, 2011, Vol. 1, No.1, 66-77.


Gardsbane, Diane, Ed., Embracing Justice:  A Resource Guide for Rabbis on Domestic Abuse, Jewish Women International. 2002,


Graetz, Naomi, Silence is Deadly:  Judaism Confronts Wifebeating, Jason Aronson, Inc., Northvale, NJ, 1985.


Kroeger, Catherine Clark and Richard Clark Kroeger, I Suffer Not a Woman, Baker Books, 1992.

Leslie, Rev. Kristen J., When Violence is No Stranger: Pastoral Counseling with Survivors of Acquaintance Rape, Fortress Press, 2003.  Contact FaithTrust Institute:  206-634-1903,


Miles, Rev. Al, Violence in Families:  What Every Christian Needs to Know, Augsburg Fortress, Minneapolis, MN, 2000.


Nason-Clark, Nancy and Catherine Clark Kroeger, Refuge from Abuse:  Healing and Hope for Abused Christian Women, InterVarsity Press, 2004.


Pellauer, Mary D., Barbara Chester, and Jane Boyajian, Eds, Sexual Assault and Abuse: A Handbook for Clergy and Relegious Professionals, Harper Collins, San Francisco, CA, 1991.


Ringold Spitzer, Rabbi Julie, When Love is Not Enough:  Spousal Abuse in Rabbinic and Contemporary Judaism, Women of Reform Judaism, New York, NY, 1995.  Contact Women of Reform Judaism:  212-650-4050.


Weiss, Elaine Ed.D, Family and Friends’ Guide to Domestic Violence:  How to Listen, Talk and Take Action When Someone You Care About is Being Abused, Volcano Press, Volcano, CA, 2003.


Ullman, Sarah E., PhD., Talking About Sexual Assault: Society’s Response to Survivors, American Psychological Association, Washington, DC, March 2010.

Interfaith Films on Domestic and Sexual Violence

“A Journey to Healing: Finding the Path,” 2010. Institute on Domestic Violence in the African American Community, St. Paul, MN.


 “Broken Vows:  Religious Perspectives on Domestic Violence,” 1994. FaithTrust Institute, Seattle, WA.


“Garments for One Another:  Ending Domestic Violence in Muslim Families,” 2007.  FaithTrust Institute, Seattle, WA and Peaceful Families Project, Great Falls, VA.


“No! The Rape Documentary,”AfroLez Productions 2008.  Aishah Shahidah Simmons, Philadelphia, PA.


“Pastoral Care for Domestic Violence: Case Studies for Clergy, for Christian Audiences,” 2006. FaithTrust Institute, Seattle, WA.

“Speaking of Faith: Domestic Violence Programs and the African American Church,” 2011. Prepared by Dr. Oliver J. Williams for the Institute on Domestic Violence in the African American Community, St. Paul, MN.


“To Save a Life:  Ending Domestic Violence in Jewish Families,” 1997.  FaithTrust Institute, Seattle, WA.


“When Push Comes to Shove… It’s No Longer Love!” 2005.  Jewish Women International, Washington, D.C.


“Wings Like a Dove:  Healing for the Abused Christian Woman”, 1997.  FaithTrust Institute, Seattle, WA.

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