Gender, Violence, and Justice

Collected Essays on Violence against Women

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Pamela Cooper-White
  • Eugene, OR: 
    Cascade Books
    , March
     318 pages.
     For other formats: Link to Publisher's Website.


Gender, Violence, and Justice is a volume of collected essays by an expert in the field of violence against women and pastoral theology. It represents over three decades of research, advocacy, and pastoral theological reflection on the subject of sexual and domestic violence. Topics include intimate partner violence, sexual abuse and trauma, and clergy sexual misconduct; controversial theological issues such as forgiveness; and, as well, positive frameworks for fostering well-being in families, church, and society.

Framed by a foreword and an introduction that place this work in the context of new and contemporary challenges in theory and practice, these essays show an evolution of issues and frameworks for theology, care, and activism arising over time from the movement to end violence against women (both within and beyond religious communities)—while at the same time demonstrating an unchanging core commitment to gender justice.

About the Author(s)/Editor(s)/Translator(s): 

Pamela Cooper-White is Professor of Pastoral Theology at Union Theological Seminary.


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