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Instone-Brewer’s Views on Divorce Compared to Mine: Part 2, Differences.

Click here for Part 1 of this two-part series To most outsiders, the person who leaves the marriage looks like the deserter. If a victim of domestic abuse leaves their abusive partner or in some other way declares the marriage over, and (as is so often the case) the abuser effectively manipulates the perceptions and opinions of the …

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Instone-Brewer’s views on divorce compared to mine: Part 1, appreciations & agreements

I have been pretty silent on my view on Instone-Brewer’s work up till now, because compared to most other writers on divorce, he is excellent. So why am I now speaking up? Because one of our readers said — I am curious as to your views and differences with Instone-Brewer’s book. I felt a lot of his …

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Differences Between an Abusive Marriage and a Healthy One — a reblog from Give Her Wings

Many thanks to Megan C for giving us permission to reblog her article. So many times, women who have left abusive relationships hop right out of the frying pan and into the fire because a man comes along who is a tiny bit “better” than the former abuser. It is so difficult to see that …

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True or False? “Jesus speaks of divorce being permissible, and his reason for such is that our hearts can be hard.”

UPDATE  Sept 2021:  Barbara Roberts has come to believe that Jeff Crippen does not practise what he preaches.  He vilely persecuted an abuse victim and spiritually abused many other people in the Tillamook congregation. Go here to read the evidence. Jeff has not gone to the people that he spiritually and emotionally abused. He has not apologised …

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Is there biblical grounds for divorcing an abuser? — Eternity magazine

Eternity, a magazine published by the Bible Society of Australia and widely read by Australian Christians, has published Barbara Robert’s article Is there biblical grounds for divorcing an abuser? We mentioned this on our Facebook page yesterday, but since not all of our readers follow our FB page we wanted to let you know here …

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Remarriage after divorcing an abuser — in a nutshell 

[April 1, 2022: There have been some changes made to this post. For more information, read the Editors’ notes at the bottom of the post. Editors.] Am I allowed to remarry after having divorced an abusive spouse? The short answer is YES. I will now present my argument for that. The argument summarised below is …

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