Exploring Taiwanese Female Pastors' Intimate Relationships: Using the Story of the Levite's Concubine Academic Article uri icon


  • The authors investigated intimate relationships and violence toward women, using group discussions and focus group techniques from a feminist group counseling perspective, with Taiwanese Presbyterian female pastors. The story of the Levite's concubine and the feminist commentary were provided to a group of Taiwanese female pastors to read at the beginning of the focus group session. The women's perspectives of their intimate relationship experiences in light of the biblical story were explored. The 6 themes related to participants' intimate relationships were generated and are discussed.

published proceedings

  • Counseling and Values

author list (cited authors)

  • Lin, Y., Li, C., Irby, B., & Brown, G.

citation count

  • 0

complete list of authors

  • Lin, Yu‐Fen||Li, Chi‐Sing||Irby, Beverly||Brown, Genevieve

publication date

  • October 2013