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Rita Nakashima Brock

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Proverbs of Ashes
Violence, Redemptive Suffering, and the Search for What Saves Us
Written by Rita Nakashima Brock and Rebecca Ann Parker


Format: Trade Paperback, 272 pages
Publisher: Beacon Press
On Sale: November 18, 2002
Price: $22.00

Rebecca Parker was a young minister in Seattle when a woman walked into her church and asked if God really wanted her to accept her husband’s beatings and bear them gladly, as Jesus bore the cross. Parker knew, at that moment, that if she were to answer the woman's question truthfully... Read more >

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Soul Repair
Recovering from Moral Injury after War
Written by Rita Nakashima Brock and Gabriella Lettini


Format: Trade Paperback, 176 pages
Publisher: Beacon Press
On Sale: November 5, 2013
Price: $15.00

Although veterans make up only 7 percent of the U.S. population, they account for an alarming 20 percent of all suicides. And though treatment of post-traumatic stress disorder has undoubtedly alleviated suffering and allowed many service members returning from combat to transition to civilian life, the suicide rate for veterans under... Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a hardcover.

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Soul Repair
Recovering from Moral Injury after War
Written by Rita Nakashima Brock and Gabriella Lettini


Format: Hardcover, 174 pages
Publisher: Beacon Press
On Sale: November 6, 2012
Price: $24.95

The first book to explore the idea and effect of moral injury on veterans, their families, and their communities.

Although veterans make up only 7 percent of the U.S. population, they account for an alarming 20 percent of all suicides. And though treatment of post-traumatic stress disorder has undoubtedly alleviated suffering... Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a trade paperback.

Soul Repair
Recovering from Moral Injury after War
Written by Rita Nakashima Brock and Gabriella Lettini


Format: eBook
Publisher: Beacon Press
On Sale: November 6, 2012
Price: $24.95

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Also available as a hardcover and a trade paperback.

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Saving Paradise
How Christianity Traded Love of This World for Crucifixion and Empire
Written by Rebecca Ann Parker and Rita Nakashima Brock


Format: Trade Paperback, 576 pages
Publisher: Beacon Press
On Sale: May 1, 2009
Price: $27.50

One of Publishers Weekly’s Best Books of 2008

During their first millennium, Christians filled their sanctuaries with images of Christ as a living presence-as a shepherd, teacher, healer, or an enthroned god. He is serene and surrounded by lush scenes, depictions of this world as paradise. Yet once he appeared as... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.

Saving Paradise
How Christianity Traded Love of This World for Crucifixion and Empire
Written by Rebecca Ann Parker and Rita Nakashima Brock


Format: eBook
Publisher: Beacon Press
On Sale: July 1, 2008
Price: $27.50

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Also available as a trade paperback.
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