Childhood Trauma, Religion, and Myth
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I study how religious texts and traditions have been shaped by historically widespread experiences of childhood trauma, especially trauma from corporal punishment, abandonment, and neglect. My conclusions are contained in articles, book chapters, presentations, and a book manuscript in preparation.
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If you'd like to dive directly into my work, a good place to start is with this on-line article. For my other writings, visit the Writings page of this website. You can also read a brief Overview of my work, see a list of my Presentations, and learn About my background. I am currently writing a book on childhood trauma and religion; if you'd like to be notified when it is published, please submit your email address using the form on the About page.