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REDEMPTION IS ALWAYS POSSIBLE
Archdeacon's New Memoir a Testament to Man's Ability to Persevere
[Victoria, BC – 23 September 2016] In most cases of child abuse, it is the people closest to the victims who are typically the perpetrators. According to Statistics Canada, “When a family member was accused of physically assaulting a child under 6, eight in ten (85%) of those accused was a parent.” To most, these statistics are shocking. To author Ron Corcoran, this was his reality. In his third and newest book, Deliver Us From Evil: The Remarkable True Story of a Child’s Abuse, Spiritual Deception, Deliverance and Ultimate Redemption, Corcoran confronts his past and shares his extraordinary faith-driven journey through trauma, heartbreak, and healing.
Ron Corcoran's Deliver Us From Evil, produced by FriesenPress, tells the story of a child whose mother regularly beat him, forbade him to play at school, and whose care and love only went to Corcoran's other siblings. Later, feeling abandoned and betrayed by God, Corcoran leaves home and joins the military. As he attempts to move forward, two separate and unhealthy marriages crumble along the way. Though he considers suicide, Corcoran instead reignites his Christian faith, seeks therapy, starts a career in Christian ministry, and finally finds love. This frank and honest memoir courageously proclaims that no matter how wretched, broken or angry we may be, we can indeed be delivered.
His memoir is not a woeful lament but a celebration of redemption, composed thoughtfully and showing a profound sense of gratitude. The author’s viewpoint is decidedly religious, but he never proselytizes, and as a result, this book should appeal even to those readers who don’t share his deep religious commitments. . . . A touching, meditative account of pain and spiritual transcendence.
- Kirkus Reviews
Deliver Us From Evil: The Remarkable True Story of a Child’s Abuse, Spiritual Deception, Deliverance and Ultimate Redemption by Ron Corcoran is available for order from most major online book retailers, including the FriesenPress Bookstore and Amazon. The eBook is available for Amazon Kindle, iTunes Bookstore, Chapters/Indigo Kobo, Barnes and Noble's Nook, and GooglePlay.
About the Author
With almost thirty years of ordained ministry, Ron Corcoran currently serves in the Anglican Network in Canada as the Archdeacon of Vancouver Island. He is the author of The Bishop or the King and Jesus, Remember Me, and lives in Victoria, BC, with his beloved wife, Deirdre.