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Any faith that puts men above women is a misguided faith

Boddé, Ree (2014) Any faith that puts men above women is a misguided faith. [Formal Public Lectures] (Unpublished: Included with permission of the University of Divinity Director of Research)

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    Abstract

    Studies show that although beliefs do not cause violence against women they matter. Certain beliefs provide an environment where perpetrators find it possible to justify their behaviour through distortion or extension of religious teachings. Conversely, religious beliefs and practices also serve as protective factors against intimate partner violence. Continued progress is needed toward the development of faith based violence prevention approaches, which include raising awareness among religious leaders about how religious beliefs impact their members’ personal safety.

    Item Type: Formal Public Lectures
    Repository Version: Author's Final Manuscript
    Keywords (separated by commas): gender violence, women, clergy, prevention
    Fields of Research: 22 Philosophy and Religious Studies > 2201 Applied Ethics > 220104 Human Rights and Justice Issues
    Socio-Economic Objective: C Society > 93 Education and Training > 9302 Teaching and Instruction > 930299 Teaching and Instruction not elsewhere classified
    Type of Activity: Applied Research
    Subject Area(s): D - Pastoral Studies
    Association with University of Divinity: Other University of Divinity
    Depositing User: Dr Ree Boddé
    Date Deposited: 11 Sep 2014 14:09
    Last Modified: 11 Sep 2014 14:09
    URI: http://repository.divinity.edu.au/id/eprint/1547

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