Domestic violence and abuse : an ethical and pastoral challenge to the Methodist Church in Kenya
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The main problem of the study will be dealt with by answering the following question: How can the Methodist Church in Kenya from an ethical and pastoral perspective, address the problem of domestic violence? In order to address the question above, the following questions 4 will first be tackled: Firstly, what ethical guidance can MCK offer to the churches and the society on domestic violence and abuse? Secondly, what pastoral guidance can the MCK offer to the churches and the society on domestic violence/ and abuse? The objectives of this study are as follows: 1) To examine why domestic violence and abuse is evident and has increased among the MCK Christian families where God’s love is expected to prevail? 2) To investigate how domestic violence and abuse are currently ethical and pastoral challenges to MCK. 3) To identify and propose possible recommendations, on how to deal with the challenge of domestic violence and abuse in MCK and the society.