In the 19th century, if you asked a scientist whether he believed in God, he would have answered, ‘Of course, I don’t believe in God, I’m a scientist.” But if you ask a scientist today whether he believes in God, he would answer, “Of course, I believe in God, I’m a scientist.”
When a reporter uncovers a file that reveals a shocking series of child-abuse allegations in Idaho’s Boy Scouts, the investigation rattles a tight-knit community and implicates the Mormon Church.
Cultural myths surrounding the sexual abuse and assault of boys and men can be serious obstacles to understanding and healing, so it’s important to learn just how wrong they are.
Pastor Seth Shelley takes us on an emotional and at times difficult journey about male sexual violence. He brings forward his own story of sexual assault to ask men to open up about their personal stories too.
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I’m lucky: autumn is flawless today, sidewalks freckled rust and red, and the sun gentle. I’ll take the back streets to … Continue reading →
I was so sick of myself
Tired of everything tainted with myself.
When we discuss sexual assault, we often talk about women. What should women do to stay safe? When I was in school, girls were even trained in women’s self-defense. I … Continue reading →
This is a letter I received from Jack Retasket. The words are entirely his. — S.D. — 9:54 pm, April 15, 2006, Two Rivers Correctional Institution, Umatilla, Oregon It is spring, … Continue reading →