An Analysis of Christian Women in Abusive Domestic Relationships Abstract Violence toward women is a problem that proliferates across countries, demographic groups, ethnicity and religious faith. Women who practice a more traditional Christian-based faith are at a particular vulnerability for domestic abuse if there is a perceived “power differential” in the male-female relationship. This paper will examine the power differential theory of domestic abuse as applied in the context of the Christian woman. Suggestions for counseling will be discussed as well as a personal assessment of the topic. Introduction and Overview Violence against women continues to be one of the major social problems around the world. In the U.S. alone, The Women’s...The end:
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