No Place for Abuse: Biblical and Practical Resources to Counteract Domestic Violence

No Place for Abuse: Biblical and Practical Resources to Counteract Domestic Violence


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780830822959
Publisher: InterVarsity Press
Publication date: 05/28/2001
Pages: 200
Product dimensions: 5.44(w) x 8.25(h) x 0.58(d)

About the Author

Catherine Kroeger is adjunct professor of classical and ministry studies at Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary. With James Beck, she edited Women, Abuse and the Bible and Healing the Hurting, and with Mary J. Evans she edited The IVP Women's Bible Commentary and The Women's Study Bible (Oxford University Press). She is a coauthor (with Nancy Nason-Clark) of No Place for Abuse.

Nancy Nason-Clark is professor of sociology at University of New Brunswick, Canada. Her books include No Place for Abuse, Refuge from Abuse and The Battered Wife: How Christians Confront Family Violence.

Table of Contents

1. The Prevalence & Severity of Abuse Against Women
2. Beginning to Respond
3. Growing in Compassion
4. Steeple to Shelter: Paving the Pathway
5. Searching the Scriptures
6. Man & Woman: Dimensions of Their Union
7. Does the Suffering of an Abused Woman Bring Salvation to Her Husband? First Peter Revisited
8. A Concern for the Christian Family: The Dangers of Idolization & Idealization
9. Repentance & Forgiveness
10. Cruel Deceptions & Christian Conceptions
11. Good News for & About Abusers
12. The Biblical Option of Divorce
13. Our Global Responsibility Appendix 1: God Speaks Out Against Abuse: Scripture Passages & Principles Appendix 2: Scriptures That Condemn Abuse & Offer Comfort to Victims Appendix 3: Intervention Resources for Pastors Appendix 4: Educational Resources Appendix 5: Bible Studies for Groups Appendix 6: Resources for a Congregation Notes References

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