The Cry of Tamar: Violence against Women and the Church's Response, Second Edition


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About the Author

Pamela Cooper-White is a scholar, teacher, and Episcopal priest whose work integrates pastoral theology with relational psychoanalysis. She teaches as the Ben G. and Nancye Clapp Gautier Professor of Pastoral Theology, Care and Counseling at Columbia Theological Seminary, Decatur, GA, and is also Co-Director of the Atlanta Theological Association's ThD program in Pastoral Counseling. She was awarded a Fulbright fellowship as the 2013-14 Fulbright-Freud Visiting Scholar of Psychoanalysis in Vienna, Austria, where she conducted research on early psychoanalysis and religion at the Sigmund Freud Museum, and taught a seminar on Freud, Psychoanalysis and Religion at the University of Vienna. She holds two PhDs: from Harvard University (in historical musicology), and from the Institute for Clinical Social Work, Chicago (a psychoanalytic clinical and research degree). Cooper-White is the author of Braided Selves: Collected Essays on Multiplicity, God, and Persons (Cascade Books, 2011), Many Voices: Pastoral Psychotherapy and Theology in Relational Perspective (2007), Shared Wisdom: Use of the Self in Pastoral Care and Counseling (2004), The Cry of Tamar: Violence Against Women and the Church's Response (1995; 2nd revised edition 2012), and Schoenberg and the God Idea: The Opera 'Moses und Aron' (1985). She has published numerous articles and anthology chapters, and has lectured frequently across the U.S., as well as in Vienna, Budapest, Bern, and Prague. Cooper-White is a clinical Fellow in the American Association of Pastoral Counselors, a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor in Illinois, and a Board Certified Counselor, National Board for Certified Counselors. She serves on the Steering Committee of the Psychology, Culture, and Religion Group of the American Academy of Religion, and the Editorial Board of the Journal of Pastoral Theology.