The Church’s Response to Domestic Violence

Designation: PACC 7033

Domestic violence is a serious and pervasive problem in contemporary society and in church congregations. This course will define and explain what domestic violence is, provide an overview of current research, explain the role of churches and church leaders in responding to the needs of victims, and provide information about accessing community resources, all in the context of a Biblical understanding of care for those who suffer. The course will consider the churchÂ’s response to social needs as an important aspect of witness.

Recommended Prior Study

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