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Kristen J. Leslie

Kristen J. Leslie is Assistant Professor of Pastoral Care and Counseling at Yale University of Divinity School. Her main research focuses on intercultural pastoral theology; womanist and feminist pastoral counseling, pastoral theological implications of sexualized violence and pastoral care with young adults.

Her educational background includes a B.A. from The College of Wooster, Ohio, M.Div. from Yale University Divinity School, New Haven, MA and PhD. from Claremont School of Theology, CA.

Ms. Leslie has written When Violence is No Stranger: Pastoral Counseling with Survivors of Acquaintance Rape (2003). She also co-authored with Gloria Johnson and Kathleen Greider in Three Decades of Women Writing for Our Lives, as well as publications in Feminist and Womanist Pastoral Theology (1999).

Along with her publications she is actively involved in many memberships. Currently she is with American Academy of Religion/Society of Biblical Literature, National Association of College and University Chaplains, and Society for Pastoral Theology. She has also presented for United Methodist Church at the Detroit Annual Conference.

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Release date: 
December 18, 2002
"It is not my enemies who taunt me—I could bear that.... It is you, my equal, my companion, my familiar friend...." Ps. 55:12-13 The paucity of...