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Author Manlowe, Jennifer L., 1963-

Title Faith born of seduction : sexual trauma, body image, and religion / Jennifer L. Manlowe.

Publication Info. New York : New York University Press, [1995]


Location Call No. Status
 University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Standard Shelving Location  261.832 M279F    Check Shelf
Description xiii, 225 pages ; 24 cm
Contents Who are we? -- A horror beyond tears: Reflection on a history of abuse -- A pyrrhic victory: Contemplating the physical cost of surviving -- Disenchanting faith and the femaile body: Deconstructing misogynous themes in Christian Doctrine -- A thinly veiled skein: Exploring troublesome connections among incest, eating disorders, k and religious discourse -- Self-help or self-harm? Analyzing the "Politics" of twelve-step groups for recovery -- Summary of key findings.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 205-216) and index.
Subject Adult child sexual abuse victims -- United States -- Religious life.
Incest -- Religious aspects -- Christianity.
Women -- Mental health -- United States.
Eating disorders -- United States -- Etiology.
Body image.
Sexism -- Religious aspects -- Christianity.
Christianity -- Controversial literature.
Twelve-step programs -- Religious aspects -- Controversial literature.
ISBN 0814755178 alkaline paper
0814755291 paperback alkaline paper
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