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  Book Review            Back Cover Description        Ordering Information 
 
The Jericho Plan 
Breaking Down the Walls Which Prevent Post-Abortion Healing
David C. Reardon, Ph.D.

 

TABLE OF CONTENTS

Frontpiece 
    Copyright page 
    Permissions 
    Dedication 
    Conditional Permission to Reprint 

Who Should Use This Book? 

Introduction  
    Defusing Tensions 
    Our Long-Range Goal 
    Adjusting This Material to Your Perspective 
    An Overview of Our Approach 

CHAPTER ONE: FOCUSING ON WOMEN  
    The Natural Order of Things 
    Learning Our Lessons, Too 
    Compassion for the Pregnant Woman 
    Compassion for the Post-Aborted 
    Who Can Best Speak for the Unborn? 
    A Pro-Life Lesson Plan 
    Teaching Morality by Teaching Science 
    Summary 

CHAPTER TWO: AN OVERVIEW OF OUR HEALING STRATEGY 
    Removing the Plank From Our Own Eye 
    Reducing Judgmentalism 
    Building Bridges With Empathy 
    A Healing Environment Builds Strength 
    Toward Critical Mass 
    Summary 

CHAPTER THREE: CONQUERING DESPAIR 
    Escape Through Self-Destruction 
    The Weapon of Despair 
    The Devil versus Christ 
    Despair and Forgiveness 
    Words to a Grieving Mother 
    The Worst Evil 
    Summary 

CHAPTER FOUR: TRUSTING GOD'S MERCY FOR UNBORN CHILDREN 
    The Issue: The Necessity of Baptism 
    God's Special Love for Children 
    Theories of Salvation 
    The Holy Innocents 
    Summary 

CHAPTER FIVE: SAMPLES OF THE JERICHO SERMONS IN THREE STEPS 
    Sermon One 
    Sermon Two 
    Sermon Three 

CHAPTER SIX: MISCELLANY 
    After an Abortion: Steps Toward Healing 
    The Decision to Forgive 
    Bits and Pieces 
    Especially Relevant Bible Verses 
    Catholic Points 
    The Gift of Hope 
    Abortion and Teens 
    Abortion and Teens, II 
    To Those Who Assisted Others in Abortion 
    Anger 
    Hanging Onto Guilt 
    Grief 
    Others Have Gone Before You 
    Entrusting Your Child to God 
    All Things Can Be Made to Serve God 
    "Let's Face Our Fears" 

CHAPTER SEVEN: TESTIMONIES 
    Losing Respect for Oneself 
    The Ongoing Loss of Abortion 
    The Life-Long Secret 
    Trying to Find Peace 
    The Grandmother's Pain 
    Words from a Father 
    "Unable To Forgive Myself" 
    Nowhere To Turn 
    No Parents, No Husband, No Baby 
    Abortion Following Rape 
    Trying to Survive 
    The Dream 

CHAPTER EIGHT: THINGS TO DO 

RESOURCES 
    Pro-Life Clergy Groups & Clergy-Specific Resources 
    Post-Abortion Counseling and Training 
    Post-Abortion Research and Education 
    Books, Study Guides, and Pamphlets 
 

Copyright 1996 David C. Reardon. Excerpted with permission for from The Jericho Plan: Breaking Down the Walls Which Prevent Post-Abortion Healing, published by Acorn Books, PO Box 7348, Springfield, IL 62791-7348 for internet posting exclusively at www.afterabortion.org. All Rights Reserved. 



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