Journals Higher Education



Published: 22 November 2017

240 Pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780190607210

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Religion and Intimate Partner Violence

Understanding the Challenges and Proposing Solutions

Nancy Nason-Clark, Barbara Fisher-Townsend, Catherine Holtmann, and Stephen McMullin

Interpersonal Violence

  • Offers practical solutions for religious leaders and professionals to facilitate safety and healing of religious survivors of IPV based on empirical evidence.
  • Features empirical research on the challenges and potential solutions of holding religious men who are abusive in relationships accountable to stop their violent behavior.
  • Identifies how various professionals can be part of the solution or be part of the problem in the work of a coordinated community response to IPV in religious clients.
  • Provides concrete recommendations for how IPV training can occur in various secular and religious contexts.
  • Integrates resources with RAVE [Religion and Violence e-Learning] website (

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