Women's Ministries

Bibliography/Library of Resources

 ---. Worship Resource Book: Women of the ELCA. Minneapolis: Augsburg-Fortress Publishing, 1987.

Allender, Dan B. The Wounded Heart. Colorado Springs: NavPress, 1990.

Alsdurf, J., and P. Alsdurf. Battered into Submission. Downers Grove, IL: Intervarsity Press, 1989.

Arterburn, Stephen and Jack Felton. Toxic Faith. Nashville, TN: Oliver-Nelson Books, 1991.

Balswick, Jack and Judy, and Allen and Margery Corben. The Gift of Gender. Wheaton, IL: Victor Books, 1984.

Barnhouse, Ruth Tiffany, and Urban T. Holmes, III. Male and Female Christian Approaches to Sexuality. New York: Seabury Press, 1976.

Bass, Ellen and Laura Davis. The Courage to Heal: A Guide for Women Survivors of Child Sexual Abuse. San Francisco: Harper and Row, 1988.

Bristow, John. Temple What Paul Really Said About Women. San Francisco: Harper, 1991.

Brown, J.C., C.R. and Bohn. Christianity, Patriarchy and Abuse. Cleveland, Ohio: The Pilgrim Press, 1989.

Buck, Craig, and Susan Forward. Betrayal of Innocence: Incest and Its Devastation. New York, NY: Penguin Books.

Buechner, Frederick. Telling Secrets. New York: Harper Collins, 1991.

Bussert, Joy M.K. Battered Women. Division for Mission in North America, Lutheran Church in America, 231 Madison Ave., New York, NY: 1986.

Byerly, C. The Mother's Book: How to Survive the Molestation of Your Child. Dubuque, IA: Co. Kendall/Hunt Publishing, 1992.

Carnes, Patrick. Contrary to Love. Minneapolis, MN: CompCare Publishers, 1989.

Christenson, Evelyn. What Happens When Women Pray. Victor Books, 1992.

Clark, Stephen B. Man and Woman in Christ: An Examination of the Roles of Men and Women in Light of Scriptures and the Social Sciences. Ann Arbor, MI: Servant Books, 1980.

Clarke, Rita-Lou. Pastoral Care of Battered Women. Philadelphia, PA: The Westminster Press, 1986.

Conway, Jill Ker. True North: A Memoir. New York: Knopf Publishing, 1995. (This is an excellent book just to read, but the next to last chapter is excellent on women in leadership.)

Diehl, Judith R. A Woman's Place: Equal Partnership in Daily Ministry. Philadelphia: Fortress Press, 1985.

Dillard, Annie. An American Childhood. New York: Harper and Row, 1988.

Dobash, R. Emerson and Russell P. Dobash. Violence Against Wives. New York: Free Press, 1979.

Duck, Ruth C. Flames of the Spirit. Cleveland: United Church Press, Pilgrim Press, 1981.

Duck, Ruth C. Bread for the Journey. Cleveland, Ohio: United Church Press (Pilgrim Press), 1981.

Duckworth, Marion. The Decisive Woman. Victor Books, 1993.

Dumond, Val. The Elements of Nonsexist Usage-A Guide to Inclusive Spoken and Written English. Prentice Hall Press, 1990.

Fassel, Diane. Working Ourselves to Death. San Francisco: Harper, 1990.

Foote, C.J. Survivor Prayers. Louisville, KY: Westminster/John Knox Pres, 1994.

Fortune, Marie M. Is Nothing Sacred? San Francisco: Harper & Row, 1989.

Fortune, Marie M. Keeping the Faith: Questions and Answers for Abused Women. San Francisco: Harper and Row, 1987.

ates, Philomene. Suddenly Alone: A Woman's Guide to Widowhood. New York: Harper and Row Publishers, 1990.

Gundry, Patricia. Neither Slave Nor Free. San Francisco: Harper and Row,. 1987.

Hauck, P.A. The Three Faces of Love. Philadelphia, PA: The Westminster Press, 1984.

Hooks, Bell. Ain't I A Woman: Black Women and Feminism. Boston: South End Press, 1981.

Horton, Anne L. and Judith A. Williamson. Abuse and Religion: When Praying Isn't Enough. Lexington, MA: Lexington Books, 1988.

Houtz, Elsa. The Working Mothers Guide to Sanity. Eugene, Oregon: Harvest House Publishing, 1989.

Hull, Gretchen Gaebelein. Equal To Serve. Revell, 1985.

Jackson, Donna. How to Make the World a Better Place for Women. Hyperion, NY: 1992.

Jones, Ann, and Susan Schechter. When Love Goes Wrong: What To Do When You Can't Do Anything Right. New York: Harper Collins, 1992.

Keene, M.A. A Winter's Song. New York. NY: The Pilgrim Press, 1991.

Keener, Craig S. Paul, Women and Wives. Peabody, MA: Hendrickson Publishers, 1992.

Kroeger, Catherine Clark and ---. I Suffer Not A Woman. Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Books.

Kroeger, Catherine Clark, and James R. Beck, eds. Women, Abuse and the Bible: How Scripture
Can Be Used to 
Hurt or to Heal. With Beck, James R., Editors, Grand Rapids: Baker, 1996.
(Drs. Kroeger and Beck provide an outstanding book that brings together the best scholars and authors
found in Christian circles. The editors arrange the topics logically, which helps the reader move
         from the problem of violence against women to healing. Interventions include pastoral care and
         church responsibilities.)

Kroeger, Catherine Clark and Nancy Nason-Clark. No Place for Abuse: Biblical and Practical
         Resources to Counteract Domestic Violence. Downers Grove, IL: Intervarsity Press, 2001.
(A respected Biblical scholar examines the texts often used to hurt through abuse, divorce and other
         family crises. Both books provide clear information about the issues. Excellent resources and
         very well documented works.)

Kuyper, Abraham. Women in the New Testament: 30 Devotional Messages for Women. Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan Publishing, 1962.

L'Engle, Madeleine. The Weather of the Heart. Wheaton, Illinois: Harold Shaw Publishers, 1980.

L'Engle, Madeleine. Walking On Water. Wheaton, Illinois: Harold Shaw Publishers, 1980.

LaRiviere-Mestra. Companions on Your Journey, Studies of Biblical Women. Minneapolis: Augsburg-Fortress Publishing, 1989.

Lester, A. D. When Children Suffer. Philadelphia, PA: The Westminster Press, 1986.

Levy, B. In Love and in Danger. Seattle, WA: Seal Press, 1993.

Lew, M. Victims No Longer. New York, NY: Harper Collins Publishers, Inc. 1990.

Manning, Brennan. Lion and Lamb: The Relentless Tenderness of Jesus. Old Tappan, NJ: Revell, Chosen Books, 1986.

Mollenkott, Virginia Ramey. The Divine Feminine: The Biblical Imagery of God as Female. New York: Crossroad Publishing Company, 1983.

Moltman-Wendel, Elisabeth. The Women Around Jesus. Trans. John Bowden. New York: Crossroad Publishing Company, 1982.

Morales-Gudmundsson, Lourdes E. Women and the Church. Berrien Springs, MI: Andrews University Press, 1995.

Morris, Marianne. Sins of the Father. Nampa, ID: Pacific Press,1993.

NiCarthy, G. Getting Free: You Can End Abuse and Take Back Your Life. Seattle, WA: Seal Press.

Olsen, V. Norskov. Myth & Truth Church, Priesthood and Ordination. LLU Press, 1990.

Peterson, M.R. At Personal Risk. New York, NY: W. W. Norton & Co, 1992.

Poling, J. N. The Abuse of Power. Nashville, TN: Abingdon Press, 1991.

Quinn, M.H. and S. K. Tomita. Elder Abuse and Neglect. New York, NY: Springer Publishing, 1986.

Rosado, Caleb. Women, Church, God-A Socio-Biblical Study. Loma Linda Press, 1990.

Russell, Diana E. Rape In Marriage. New York: Macmillan, 1983.

Schaef, Anne Wilson. Escape from Intimacy. New York: Harper and Row, 1989.

Sisk, Laura. Laura, One Woman's Story, Every Woman's Fear. Hagerstown, MD: Review and Herald Publishing, 1990.

Spradley, Ruth. Women's Bible Studies. Cincinnati, Ohio: Standard Publishing, 1987.

Steinmetz, S.K. Cycle of Violence. New York, NY: Praeger Publishers. 1977.

Swartley, Willard M. Slavery, Sabbath, War and Women: Case Studies in Biblical Interpretation. Scottdale, PA: Herald Press, 1985.

Trible, Phyllis. Texts of Terror. Philadelphia: Fortress Press, 1984.

Vredevelt, Pam. Empty Arms. Portland, Oregon: Multnomah Publishing, 1984.

Vyhmeister, Nancy. Women in Ministry: Biblical and Historical Perspectives. Berrien Springs, MI: Andrews University Press, 1998.

Walker, L.E. The Battered Woman. New York, NY: Harper and Row Publishers, Inc., 1979.

Wallerstein, Judith S., and Sandra Blakeslee. Second Chances: Men, Women and Children A Decade after Divorce. Ticknor and Fields.

Winter, Miriam. WomanWisdom. NewYork: Crossroad Publishing, 1992.

Winter, Miriam. WomanWitness. New York: Crossroad Publishing, 1992.

Winter, Miriam. WomanWord. New York: Crossroad Publishing, 1992.

Wren, Brian. Bring Many Names. Carol Stream, Illinois: Hope Publishing, 1993.

Wren, Brian. New Beginnings. Carol Stream, Illinois: Hope Publishing, 1993.

Wren, Brian. Praising a Mystery. Carol Stream, Illinois: Hope Publishing, 1993.

Wren, Brian. What Language Shall I Borrow? New York: Crossroads Publishing.

Yob, Iris. In Our Own Words. Santa Ana: Adventists Women's Institute.

Zambrano, M.M. Mejor Sola Que Mal Acompañada. Seattle, WA: Seal Press, 1985. (English and Spanish)