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IV. RELIGIOUS GROUPS AND DOMESTIC VIOLENCE

A. General

Berkel, L.A., Vandiver, B.J., Bahner, A.D. (2004). Gender Role Attitudes, Religion, and Spirituality as Predictors of Domestic Violence Attitudes in White College Students. Journal of College Student Development, 45(2): 119-133.

Boonprasat-Lewis, Nantawan, and Fortune, Marie (Eds.) (1999). Remembering Conquest: Feminist/Womanist

Perspectives on Religion, Colonization, and Sexual Violence. New York: Haworth.

Fowler, Dawnovise and Hope Hill (2004). Social Support and Spirituality as Culturally Relevant Factors in Coping among African American Women Survivors of Partner Abuse. Violence Against Women, 10(11): 1267-1266.

Lawless, E. (2003). Woman as Object: Resisting Cultural and Religious Myths that Condone Violence against Women. Western Folklore, 62(4): 237-270.

Merry, Sally Engle (2001). Rights, Religion, and Community: Approaches to Violence Against Women in the Community. Law and Society Review, 35(1), 39-88.

Mette. (2004). James Newton Poling (with contributions by Brenda Counselor Ruiz and Linda Crockett), Render Unto God.  Economic Vulnerability, Family Violence and Pastoral Theology. Review. International Journal of Practical Theology, 8(1), 146-147.

Nason Clark, N. (2004). When Terror Strikes at Home: The Interface between Religion and Domestic Violence. Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion, 43 (3), 303-310.

Phillips, C. A. (2001). Equipping Religious Professionals to Engage Effectively with Domestic Violence. Journal of Religious and Theological Information, 4(1), 47-70.

Poling, James Newton  (with contributions by Brenda Counselor Ruiz and Linda Crockett) (2004).  Render Unto God.  Economic Vulnerability, Family Violence and Pastoral Theology.

Ragsdale, Katherine Hancock (1995). Symposium on Reconceptualizing Violence Against Women by Intimate Partners: Critical Issues: The Role of Religious Institutions in Responding to the Domestic Violence Crisis. Albany Law Review 58, 1149-.

Rotunda, R., Williamson, G., Penfold, M. (2004). Clergy Response to Domestic Violence: A Preliminary Survey of Clergy Members, Victims, and Batterers. Pastoral Psychology, 52(4): 353-365.

Taves, A. (Ed.) (1989). Religion and Domestic Violence in Early New England: The Memoirs of Abigail Abbott Bailey. Bloomington: Indiana University.


B. Christian

Alsdurf, J. (1989). Battered Into Submission: The Tragedy of Wife Abuse in the Christian Home. Downers Grove, IL: Inter Varsity.

Ammons, Linda (1999). What's God Got to Do with It? Church and State Collaboration in the Subordination of Women and Domestic Violence. Rutgers Law Review, 51(5), 1207-.

Annis, Ann W., Lloyd-Paige, Michelle, and Rice, Roger R. (2001). What the Church Needs to Know from Survivors of Abuse.  Lanham, MD: University Press of America.

Bussert, Joy M.K. (1986). Battered Women: From a Theology of Suffering to an Ethic of Empowerment. Minneapolis, MN.: Division in North America, Lutheran Church in America.

Ellison, Christopher G., Bartkowski, John P. and Anderson, Kristin L. (1999). Are There Religious Variations in Domestic Violence? Journal of Family Issues, 20 (1) , 87-113.

Fowler, Dawnovise and Hope Hill (2004). Social Support and Spirituality as Culturally Relevant Factors in Coping among African American Women Survivors of Partner Abuse. Violence Against Women, 10(11): 1267-1266.

Foss, L., and Warnke, M. (2003). Fundamentalist Protestant Christian Women: Recognizing Cultural and Gender Influences on Domestic Violence. Counseling and Values, 48(1), 14-23.

Fortune, Marie (19 ). Keeping the Faith: Guidance for Christian Women Facing Abuse.

Halsey, P. (1984). Abuse in the Family: Breaking the Church's Silence. Paper prepared for General Board of Global Ministries, United Methodist Church.

Hood, H. (2004). World Council of Churches Project on Overcoming Violence Against Women: A Progress Report. Feminist Theology, 12(3): 373-377.

Keshgegian, Flora (200_). Redeeming Memories: A Theology of Healing and Transformation.

Ramirez, R. (2001). Speaking the Unspeakable: Pastoral Letter on Domestic Violence. Origins, 31(10), 181-184.

Reddick, Tracie (1997). Black Churches Begin to Address Domestic Violence. Tampa Tribune (September 30), 1-.

West, Traci (1999). Wounds of the Spirit: Black Women, Violence, and Resistance Ethics. New York: New York University.

When I call For Help: A Pastoral Response to Domestic Violence Against Women. Origins, 32(24): 399-403.

Whipple, V. (1987). Counseling Battered Women from Fundamentalist Churches. Journal of Marital and Family Therapy, 13, 251-258.


C. Jewish

Berger, Joseph (2003). Old Ways Bring Tears in a New World: Immigrants Face Family Violence. New York Times, B1. (Bukharan Jewish Community)

Brozan, Nadine (1998). Annulling a Tradition. New York Times (August 13), A23.

Brozan, Nadine (1998). Women Allege Betrayal by Rabbis' Talk. New York Times (December 14), B1, B5.

Carroll, J. C. (1980). A Cultural Consistency Theory of Family Violence in Mexican American and Jewish Ethnic Groups. In G. T. Hotaling and M. A. Straus (Eds.), The Social Causes of Husband-Wife Violence (pp. 93- 106).Minneapolis: University of Minnesota.

Graetz, Naomi (1998). Silence is Deadly: Judaism Confronts Wife Beating. Northvale, N.J.: Jason Aronson Pub.

Grodner, E., and Sweifach, J. (2004). Domestic Violence in the Orthodox Jewish Home: A Value-Sensitive Approach to Recovery. Affilia, 19(3), 305-316.

Hasis, Nitza (199 ). The Battered Woman: Home Is Where the Hurt Is. The Jewish Social Work Forum, , 3-15.

Horsburgh, Beverly (1995). Recent Development: Lifting the Veil of Secrecy: Domestic Violence in the Jewish Community. Harvard Women's Law Journal, 18, 171-.

Kaufman, Carol Goodman (2003). Sins of Omission: The Jewish Community’s Reaction to Domestic Violence. Boulder: Westview/Perseus.

Liebman, Hanna (1993). Code of Denial. City Limits, (December), 10-.

Peace in the Home: The Response of Rabbis to Wife Abuse within American Jewish Congregations- Part 2.  (Special Issue) Journal of Psychology and Judaism, 21(1).

Rabin, Barbara, Markus, Elliot, and Voghera, Nira (1999). A Comparative Study of Jewish and Arab Battered Women Presenting in an Emergency Room of a General Hospital.  Social Work in Health Care 29 (2), 69-.

Scarf, Mimi (1988). Battered Jewish Wives: Case Studies In The Response To Rage. (Women's Studies, Vol. 2). Lewiston, NY/Queenstown, Canada: Edwin Mellen.

Slonim-Nevo, Vered, Sharaga, Yanna, and Mirsky, Julia (1999). A Culturally Sensitive Approach to Therapy with Immigrant Families: The Case of Jewish Emigrants from the Former Soviet Union. Family Process, 38(4), 445-462.

Zorza, Joan (2002). Jewish Community, Violence Against Women: Law, Prevention, Protection, Enforcement, Treatment, Health (Ch. 17). Kingston, N.J.: Civic Research Institute, Inc.


D. Muslim/lslam9

AlHibri, A. (2003). An Islamic Perspective on Domestic Violence. Fordham International Law Journal, 27(1), 195-224.

Ali, Alisha (2001). Self-Esteem as a Predictor of Attitudes toward Wife Abuse among Muslim Women and Men in Canada. The Journal of Social Psychology, 141(1), 23-.

Alkhateeb, Sharifa (1999). Ending Domestic Violence in Muslim Families. The Journal of Religion and Abuse: Advocacy, Pastoral Care and Prevention, 1(4).

Almosaed, N. (2004). Violence Against Women: A Cross-Cultural Perspective. Journal of Muslim Minority Affairs, 24(1): 67-88.

Ayyub, Ruksana (2000). Domestic Violence in the South Asian Muslim Immigrant Population in the United States. Journal of Social Distress and the Homeless, 9(3), 237-248.

Hassouneh-Phillips, Dena Saadat (2001). American Muslim Women’s Experiences of Leaving Abusive Relationships. Health Care for Women International, 22(4), 415-432.

Hassouneh-Phillips, Dena Saadat (2001). “Marriage is Half of Faith and the Rest is Fear of Allah:” Marriage and Spousal Abuse among American Muslims. Violence Against Women, 7(8), 927-946.

Hassouneh-Phillips, Dena Saadat (2001). Polygamy and Wife Abuse: A Qualitative Study of Muslim Women in America. Health Care for Women International, 22(8), 735-748.

Hassouneh-Phillips, Dena Saadat (1999). American Muslim Women’s Experiences of Abuse: A Narrative Study of Life, Meaning, and Culture.  Unpub. doctoral diss.  Oregon Health Sciences University, Portland.

Memon, Kamran (1997). Wife Abuse in the Muslim Community. Islamic Horizons. Muslims Against Family Violence. (httl://www.mcac.org/rnafv/article_01.html)

Rahim, Habibeh (2000). Virtue, Gender and the Family: Reflections on Religious Texts in Islam and Hinduism. Journal of Social Distress and the Homeless, 9(3), 187-199.

Razack, Sherene (2004). Imperiled Muslim Women, Dangerous Muslim Men and Civilised Europeans: Legal and Social Responses to Forced Marriages. Feminist Legal Studies, 12(2): 129-174.

Safe and Secure: Eliminating Violence Against Women and Girls in Muslim Societies (1998). Montreal: Sisterhood Is Global Institute. Available at www.sigi.org.


E. Hindu

Rahim, Habibeh (2000). Virtue, Gender and the Family: Reflections on Religious Texts in Islam and Hinduism. Journal of Social Distress and the Homeless, 9(3), 187-199.

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