The Cry of Tamar: Violence against Women and the Church's Response [NOOK Book]

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In this comprehensive, practical, and gripping assessment of various forms of violence against women, Pamela Cooper-White challenges the Christian churches to examine their own responses to the cry of Tamar in our time. She describes specific forms of such violence and outlines appropriate pastoral responses. The second edition of this groundbreaking work is thoroughly updated and examines not only where the church has made progress since 1995 but also where women remain at unchanged or even greater risk of ...
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The Cry of Tamar: Violence against Women and the Church's Response

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Overview

In this comprehensive, practical, and gripping assessment of various forms of violence against women, Pamela Cooper-White challenges the Christian churches to examine their own responses to the cry of Tamar in our time. She describes specific forms of such violence and outlines appropriate pastoral responses. The second edition of this groundbreaking work is thoroughly updated and examines not only where the church has made progress since 1995 but also where women remain at unchanged or even greater risk of violence.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781451424423
  • Publisher: Augsburg Fortress, Publishers
  • Publication date: 9/1/2012
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition description: 2nd Edition
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 352
  • Sales rank: 829,949
  • File size: 2 MB

Table of Contents

Preface
Introduction: The Rape of Tamar 1
Pt. 1 The Framework of Violence Against Women
1 Power and Violence against Women 17
2 Images of Women: Pornography and the Connection to Violence 43
Pt. 2 Forms of Violence Against Women
3 Sexual Harassment 63
4 Rape 79
5 Battering 100
6 Clergy Sexual Abuse 126
7 Child Sexual Abuse 145
8 Ritualistic Abuse 169
Pt. 3 The Church's Response
9 The Pastor as "Wounded Healer" 195
10 Ministry with Violent Men 206
11 Empowering Women 229
Conclusion: The Call to Reconciliation
Notes 263
Appendix 313
Indexes 315
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