Language of Battered Women the: A Rhetorical Analysis of Personal Theologies

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This study of battered women living in a shelter offers a rhetorical analysis of survivors' personal theologies. Author Carol L. Winkelmann holds that while it is virtually ignored in the domestic violence literature, the Christian heritage of many battered women plays a significant, if complicated, role in their language, thoughts, and lives. The women's religious faith serves not only to sustain them through periods of profound suffering, but also to develop solidarity with other culturally-different women in the shelter. ...

Language of Battered Women the: A Rhetorical Analysis of Personal Theologies 2003, State University of New York Press, Albany, NY

ISBN-13: 9780791459416

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