Pastoral Care Of Battered Women

Pastoral Care Of Battered Women

by Rita-Lou Clarke, Howard John Clinebell
     
 

As Howard Clinebell states in his forward, the problem of battered women is a "tragedy that has reached epic proportions in our society." Recognizing that it is pastors to whom abused women will often turn for help, and that their advice can be counterproductive, Rita-Lou Clark directs this important book to them. She provides a thorough and clear discussion of the

Overview

As Howard Clinebell states in his forward, the problem of battered women is a "tragedy that has reached epic proportions in our society." Recognizing that it is pastors to whom abused women will often turn for help, and that their advice can be counterproductive, Rita-Lou Clark directs this important book to them. She provides a thorough and clear discussion of the problem and gives practical guidance for care, considering such topics as the crisis situation, couple counseling, and help for the abusers.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780664240158
Publisher:
Westminster John Knox Press
Publication date:
09/19/1986
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
132
Product dimensions:
0.37(w) x 5.50(h) x 8.50(d)

Meet the Author


Rita-Lou Clarke currently serves as Parish Associate at Mercer Island Presbyterian Church in Mercer Island, Washington.

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