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Rape Culture at BJU: How a Warped Theology Revictimizes Survivors

What this theology and counseling philosophy utterly fails to grasp is that it is impossible for something to affect the body without affecting the soul. What Wood and his compatriots propose here is effectively harmful coping strategies where those things that “happen to the body” are locked away and walls are built in the mind to keep the trauma at bay. For trauma survivors, this does not encourage engagement and processing and understanding of their trauma. Indeed, this merely confers suppression of pain, bottling it up and pretending everything is okay until those moments when it is suddenly, horrendously not.

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