What The Bible Does Say About Domestic Violence

Reformed Evangelicals believe that the Bible is sufficient for all matters of life and faith (2 Peter 1:3-4). It is more than a little strange that when it comes to the issue of domestic violence very little attention is given to what Scripture itself has to say. Instead, the tragic and heartbreaking stories of personal experience are given the central place and defining role. Of even greater concern, though, the socio-political category of “victimhood” tends to frame the entire subject and as such the strategy in dealing and responding to it is re-shaped accordingly.[1]See for example, Catherine Clark Kroeger...

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