Religion and Men's Violence Against Women /

"This reference offers the nuanced understanding and practical guidance needed to address domestic violence, sexual assault, and human trafficking in diverse religious communities. Introductory chapters sort through the complexities, from abusers' distorting of sacred texts to justify thei...

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Other Authors: Johnson, Andy J. (Editor)
Language: English
Published: New York : Springer, 2015.
Format: Printed Book Book Nonfiction
Table of Contents:
  • Violence Against Women in Religious Communities: An Introduction / Jillian E. H. Damron and Andy J. Johnson
  • Men's Violence Against Women: An Overview / Christopher Kilmartin
  • Ecclesiastical Policies Versus Lived Social Relationships: Gender Parity, Attitudes, and Ethics / Carole A. Rayburn
  • Exploring Women's Spiritual Struggles and Resources to Cope with Intimate Partner Aggression / Annette Mahoney, Layal Abadi and Kenneth I. Pargament
  • "Sexual Savages:" Christian Stereotypes and Violence Against North America's Native Women / Alexandra (Sandi) Pierce
  • Violence Against Women in the Orthodox Jewish Community / Raffi Bilek
  • A Conservative Jewish Approach to Family Violence / Elliot N. Dorff
  • Intimate Partner Violence Within Church Communities of African Ancestry / Tricia Bent-Goodley and Kesslyn Brade Stennis
  • Latino Protestants : Religion, Culture, and Violence Against Women / Natalie Ames and Leslie F. Ware
  • Eastern Orthodox Christianity and Men's Violence Against Women / Elizabeth A. Gassin
  • The Roman Catholic Church and Violence Against Women / A. Denise Starkey
  • Is There Peace Within Our Walls? Intimate Partner Violence and White Mainline Protestant Churches in North America / Ron Clark
  • Addressing Intimate Partner Violence in White Evangelical and Fundamentalist Churches / Rachel L. Stephens and Donald F. Walker
  • An Anabaptist-Mennonite Perspective of Intimate Partner Violence / Peter J. Jankowski
  • The Amish Gemeinschaft Community: Pro-woman? / James P. Hurd
  • Addressing Intimate Partner Violence in Rural Church Communities / Donald F. Walker, Katherine J. Partridge and Rachel L. Stephens
  • Religion and Violence Against Women: The LDS Church / Ann F. Pritt
  • Pentecostal and Charismatic Churches / Nancy Murphy, Julene Pommert and Bonnie Vidrine
  • Violence Against Women in a Multiethnic Church / Nan J. Muhovich and Edna Geddes
  • Domestic Violence in Muslim Communities / Rafia M. Hamid
  • Violence Against Women Through a Buddhist Lens / Shanta Nishi Kanukollu and Quyen Epstein-Ngo
  • Religious Syncretism and Intimate Partner Violence in the Chinese American Community / Quyen Epstein-Ngo and Shanta Nishi Kanukollu
  • (Un)Holy Connections? Understanding Woman Abuse in Hinduism / Shamita Das Dasgupta
  • Violence Against Women and Hmong Religious Beliefs / Per Der Vang
  • Violence Against Women in the Sikh Community / Muninder K. Ahluwalia, Sailume Walo-Roberts and Anneliese A. Singh
  • Consultation and Educational Programming / Rafia M. Hamid and Kushalata Jayakar
  • Models of Collaboration Between Community Service Agencies and Faith-Based Institutions / Mimi E. Kim and Ann Rhee Menzie
  • Assisting Religious Institutions in Creating a Domestic Violence Policy / Ludy Green
  • Concluding Thoughts / Andy J. Johnson and Rachel L. Stephens.