Black and White Bible, Black and Blue Wife
Ruth Tucker recounts a harrowing story of abuse at the hands of her husband-a well-educated, charming preacher no less-in hope that her story would help other women caught in a cycle of domestic violence and offer a balanced biblical approach...
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Ruth Tucker recounts a harrowing story of abuse at the hands of her husband-a well-educated, charming preacher no less-in hope that her story would help other women caught in a cycle of domestic violence and offer a balanced biblical approach to counter such abuse for pastors and counselors.
Weaving together her shocking story, stories of other women, and powerful stories of husbands who truly have demonstrated Christ's love to their wives, with reflection on biblical, theological, historical, and contemporary issues surrounding domestic violence, she makes a compelling case for mutuality in marriage and helps women and men become more aware of potential dangers in a doctrine of male headship.
Ruth A. Tucker (Ph.D., Northern Illinois University) has spent more than twenty years teaching and was the first woman to hold a faculty position at Calvin Theological Seminary in Grand Rapids, Michigan.
She is the author of many books, including From Jerusalem to Irian Jaya: A Biographical History of Christian Missions; Leadership Reconsidered: Becoming a Person of Influence; Daughters of the Church: Women and ministry from New Testament times to the present;God Talk; Another Gospel: Cults, Alternative Religions, and the New Age Movement; Parade of Faith: A Biographical History of the Christian Church, and Walking Away from Faith.
Koorong - Editorial Review.
- <p>ruth Tucker Recounts A Harrowing Story Of Abuse At The Hands Of Her Husband-a Well-educated, Charming Preacher No Less-in Hope That Her Story Would Help Other Women Caught In A Cycle Of Domestic Violence And Offer A Balanced Biblical Approach To Counter Such Abuse For Pastors And Counselors.</p> <p>weaving Together Her Shocking Story, Stories Of Other Women, And Powerful Stories Of Husbands Who Truly Have Demonstrated Christ's Love To Their Wives, With Reflection On Biblical, Theological, Historical, And Contemporary Issues Surrounding Domestic Violence, She Makes A Compelling Case For Mutuality In Marriage And Helps Women And Men Become More Aware Of Potential Dangers In A Doctrine Of Male Headship.</p>