Understanding Male Violence: Pastoral Care Issues

Understanding Male Violence: Pastoral Care Issues

by James Newton Poling
     
 

ISBN-10: 0827238029

ISBN-13: 9780827238022

Pub. Date: 06/28/2003

Publisher: Christian Board of Publication

James Newton Poling has been the leading theologian and pastoral counselor dealing with issues of male violence, working with perpetrators and those recovering from the cycle of violence. In this book, he presents for the first time a full analysis of the problem of male violence and the range of strategies to respond to and prevent the violence. Poling proposes an…  See more details below

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James Newton Poling has been the leading theologian and pastoral counselor dealing with issues of male violence, working with perpetrators and those recovering from the cycle of violence. In this book, he presents for the first time a full analysis of the problem of male violence and the range of strategies to respond to and prevent the violence. Poling proposes an understanding of male violence in the context of historical and social factors, including the complexities of racial and economic dynamics. He builds on his early work in theological ethics in order to show how pastors can respond to perpetrators and help them prevent their abusive behavior.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780827238022
Publisher:
Christian Board of Publication
Publication date:
06/28/2003
Edition description:
1ST
Pages:
218
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.46(d)
Age Range:
1 - 17 Years

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Introduction1
Ch. 1Male Violence against Women and Children7
Ch. 2Social and Ethical Issues of Child Sexual Abuse35
Ch. 3Understanding Male Violence as an Ethical Problem49
Ch. 4Pastoral Care with African American Victims and Survivors of Abuse59
Ch. 5Male Violence in Central America79
Ch. 6Stories of Recovering Perpetrators89
Ch. 7Freud, Women, and Male Dominance: The Case of Freud and Dora119
Ch. 8Resisting Violence in the Name of Jesus147
Ch. 9Hearing the Silenced Voices: The Work of Justice in Pastoral Theology157
Ch. 10Telling the Truth: Preaching about Sexual and Domestic Violence171
Ch. 11Is It Time to Forgive Yet? A Sermon on Forgiveness189
Ch. 12Beginning Thoughts on Rituals for Male Abusers195
Index205

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