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Evangelical Christianity Gave Me Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

How religion can lead to trauma

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For the past two weeks, I have undergone intensive trauma therapy for complex post-traumatic stress disorder. Sometimes I feel guilty about having PTSD because, in my mind, it is an illness reserved for people who had been brave enough to put themselves in positions of service where they are likely to…




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Dan Foster

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