The Cry of Tamar: Violence Against Women and the Church's Response

by Pamela Cooper-White. Fortress Press, 2012.

This resource uses the voice of Tamar from 2 Samuel 13 as the grounding force to challenge assumptions about abuse and create awareness that will lead readers towards healing and redemption.


statistics, healing therapies, extensive notes, detailed index, types of abuse

Best For

clergy, counselors, and therapists of any faith tradition


purchase as a book

Suggested Uses

  • Support survivors of abuse by sharing this resource with clergy, counselors, and therapists who work with survivors.
  • Raise awareness about abuse and its various forms.

About the Contributor

Janet Hoover

Janet Hoover is a certified spiritual director in private practice and an American Baptist pastor. She graduated from the University of Indianapolis and earned her MDiv and DMin from Christian Theological Seminary in Indianapolis. 

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