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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]


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Description 1 online resource (xiii, 225 pages)
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.
Note Print version record.
Subject Twelve-step programs -- Religious aspects.
Christianity -- Controversial literature.
Sexism -- Religious aspects -- Christianity.
Body image.
Eating disorders -- United States -- Etiology.
Women -- Mental health -- United States.
Incest -- Religious aspects -- Christianity.
Adult child sexual abuse victims -- Religious life -- United States.
Adult child sexual abuse victims -- Religious life. (OCoLC)fst00797222
Body image. (OCoLC)fst00835344
Christianity. (OCoLC)fst00859599
Eating disorders -- Etiology. (OCoLC)fst00901202
Incest -- Religious aspects -- Christianity. (OCoLC)fst00968538
Sexism -- Religious aspects -- Christianity. (OCoLC)fst01114699
Twelve-step programs -- Religious aspects. (OCoLC)fst01159804
Women -- Mental health. (OCoLC)fst01176848
United States. (OCoLC)fst01204155
Other Form: Print version: Manlowe, Jennifer L., 1963- Faith born of seduction. New York : New York University Press, ©1995 (DLC) 95016206
ISBN 9780814763148 (electronic bk.)
0814763146 (electronic bk.)
0814755178 (alk. paper)
0814755291 (paperback; alk. paper)
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