Primarily addressed to adults who suffered sexual abuse in childhood, Wendy Read's memoir A Conspiracy of Love: Living Through & Beyond Childhood Sexual Abuse (Northstone $19.95) explores childhood sexual abuse through the lens of Scripture, using words from the Bible as paths towards healing. A United Church minister, she holds a Doctorate of Philosophy in Chemistry from Oxford University and lives in Vancouver.

[BCBW 2006] "Religion" "Sex"