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Author Winkelmann, Carol Lea.

Title The language of battered women : a rhetorical analysis of personal theologies / Carol L. Winkelmann
Published Albany : State University of New York Press, [2004]
©2004
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Description 1 online resource (xii, 273 pages)
Contents Introduction: I stand all amazed -- Chapter 1: "I'll be scared for everyone in the world": the pervasiveness of domestic violence -- Chapter 2: "Here we women support one another": the women's house as shelter and social order -- Chapter 3: "Sometimes I just want to give up": women's anguish, women's pain -- Chapter 4: "I sit in the Lord's way"" theological concepts of suffering -- Chapter 5: "In a spiritual way, God brings justice": battered women and the problem of evil -- Chapter 6: "In the Bible, it can be so harsh!": shelter women talk about religion -- Chapter 7: "Waiting on God can be a hard thing": suffering and the phases of healing -- Chapter 8: "The prayer of the righteous prevaileth much": language change and healing -- Chapter 9: If God were a woman, it would be wonderful!": local theology and social change
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 253-264) and indexes
Notes Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002. http://purl.oclc.org/DLF/benchrepro0212 MiAaHDL
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Subject Abused women -- Religious life -- Appalachian Region, Southern.
Language and languages -- Religious aspects -- Christianity.
Women's shelters -- Appalachian Region, Southern.
Appalachian Region, Southern -- Religious life and customs.
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