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  1. God and the Victim: Theological reflections on Evil, Victimization, Justice and Forgiveness by Lisa Barnes Lampman.

  2. Hope Gets the Last Word: Stories That Heal by Finegan, Robin F. and Flannigan, Krista R.

  3. In an Unspoken Voice: How the Body Releases Trauma and Restores Goodness by Peter A. Levine.

  4. Overcoming Trauma Through Yoga: Reclaiming Your Body by David Emerson

  5. The Body Keeps Score by Bessel Van der Kolk

  6. Trauma and Recovery by Judith Herman.

  7. Trauma and the Soul: A Psycho-Spiritual Approach to Human Development and Its Interruption by Donald Kalsched.

  8. Trauma Competency: A Clinician’s Guide, by Linda A.Curran

  9. Trauma and Grace: Theology in a Ruptured World by Jones, Serene,

  10. Recovering from Un-Natural Disasters: A Guide for Pastors and Congregations After Violence and Trauma by Laurie Kraus,  David Holyan, et.al.

  11. Unlock The Door - Beyond Sexual Abuse by Deb Maybury.

  12. Waking The Tiger: Healing Trauma by Peter Levine.

  13. Yoga, the Body, and Embodied Social Change: An Intersectional feminist Analysis by Beth Berila.

  14. Haṭhayogapradīpikā, by Yogi Svatmarama 

  15. The Yoga-Darśana: The Sutras of Patañjali with Bhāṣya of Vyāsa, trans. Ganganatha Jha

I have come to the conclusion that human beings are born with an innate capacity to triumph over trauma. I believe not only that trauma is curable, but that the healing process can be a catalyst for profound awakening—a portal opening to emotional and genuine spiritual transformation.
Peter A. Levine