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The cry of Tamar : violence against women and the Church's response

Author: Pamela Cooper-White
Publisher: Minneapolis, MN : Fortress Press, [2012] ©2012
Edition/Format:   Book : English : Second editionView all editions and formats
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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  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Pamela Cooper-White
ISBN: 9780800697341 0800697340
OCLC Number: 794272275
Description: x, 342 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Power and violence against women --
Images of women: pornography and the connection to violence --
Sexual harassment and stalking --
Rape and sexual assault --
Battering --
Sexual abuse by clergy --
Sexual abuse of children --
The pastors as "wounded healer" --
Ministry with men who use violence --
Empowering women --
Reconciliation: moving beyond individual forgiveness to communal justice.
Responsibility: Pamela Cooper-White.

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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 violence.

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