The Battered Wife: How Christians Confront Family Violence   -     By: Nancy Nason-Clark
Buy Item $19.19 Retail: $30.00 Save 36% ($10.81) Add To Cart
Add To Wishlist

The Battered Wife: How Christians Confront Family Violence

Westminster John Knox Press / 1997 / Paperback

$19.19 (CBD Price)
Retail: $30.00
Save 36% ($10.81)
Availability: In Stock
CBD Stock No: WW4256929

Current Promotions

Product Description

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.

Product Information

Format: Paperback
Vendor: Westminster John Knox Press
Publication Date: 1997
Dimensions: 9 X 6 (inches)
ISBN: 0664256929
ISBN-13: 9780664256920
Availability: In Stock

Publisher's Description

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.

Author Bio

Nancy Nason-Clark is Professor of Sociology at the University of New Brunswick in Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada. She serves as editor of Sociology of Religion: A Quarterly Review, and has served as President of both the International Religious Research Association and the Association for the Sociology of Religion.

Product Reviews

Be the first to write a review!

Ask Christianbook


Ask Christianbook

What would you like to know about this product? Please enter your name, your email and your question regarding the product in the fields below, and we'll answer you in the next 24-48 hours.

If you need immediate assistance regarding this product or any other, please call 1-800-CHRISTIAN to speak directly with a customer service representative.

Related Products

  1. Battered but Not Broken: Help for Abused Wives & Their  Church Families
    Battered but Not Broken: Help for Abused Wives & Their Church Families
    Patricia Gaddis
    Judson Press / 1996 / Trade Paperback
    $4.50 Retail: $5.00 Save 10% ($0.50)
    Availability: Expected to ship on or about 06/26/15.
    CBD Stock No: WW7012419

Find Related Products

Author/Artist Review

Start A New Search