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The Battered Wife

Nancy Nason-Clark

The Battered Wife

Nancy Nason-Clark

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The authors sociological research reveals how churches and secular organization have responded--sometimes with assistance, sometimes not--to victims of violence in their midst and how their response could be more effective. By exploring the relationship between violence and Christians' response to it from various perspectives--those of victim, clergy, congregation--this book ultimately encourages a pastoral assistance that reduces violence in the world and helps victims find the inner strength to leave their gardens.

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Family life is often a place of violence, especially violence against women--in Christian homes as well as in secular ones. Nancy Nason-Clark's sociological investigations allow her to analyze this problem and to reveal how Christian communities respond to family violence in positive ways. She also to suggests how church and secular agencies can cooperate for even more effective action.



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About "The Battered Wife"

The authors sociological research reveals how churches and secular organization have responded--sometimes with assistance, sometimes not--to victims of violence in their midst and how their response could be more effective. By exploring the relationship between violence and Christians' response to it from various perspectives--those of victim, clergy, congregation--this book ultimately encourages a pastoral assistance that reduces violence in the world and helps victims find the inner strength to leave their gardens.
- Publisher

Family life is often a place of violence, especially violence against women--in Christian homes as well as in secular ones. Nancy Nason-Clark's sociological investigations allow her to analyze this problem and to reveal how Christian communities respond to family violence in positive ways. She also to suggests how church and secular agencies can cooperate for even more effective action.


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Meet the Author

Nancy Nason-Clark

Nancy Nason-Clark (PhD., London School of Economics and Political Science), 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.

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  • Catalogue Code 196998
  • Product Code 0664256929
  • EAN 9780664256920
  • Pages 208
  • Department Academic
  • Category Christian Worldview
  • Sub-Category Social Issues
  • Publisher Westminster John Knox Press
  • Publication Date Nov 1997
  • Dimensions 228 x 152 x 12 mm
  • Weight 0.012kg

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