Spiritual and ecclesiastical abuse can take on many forms, and most members have no idea to what lengths church leaders will go. Karena’s story is both insightful and frightening and inspires us to ask some hard questions. Just how common is this type of spiritual abuse? How can we combat ecclesiastical abuse within an institutional system that offers no oversight? Is it ethical for a representative¬†of the Lord to tell a person to leave the church and never come back?

This is the first episode in a two-part series.

Links mentioned in the episode:

Unrighting Dominion
MormonLeaks™ Releases Legal Depositions Detailing Legal Processes of the Mormon Church

Leah Marie earned a BA in Political Science, and a Masters in Public Administration. She is currently working towards her PhD in Public Policy. She is wife to an English professor, and mother to 3 beautiful boys.

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