Disability, Faith, and the Church
Inclusion and Accommodation in Contemporary CongregationsBook - 2016
Including both theoretical discussions and practical information for congregational use or pastoral use, this rich, accessible book explores biblical text, historical and theological issues of disability, and examples of successful ministry by people with disabilities.
* Engages a wide range of theological traditions and writings on disability within the Christian tradition
* Provides disability-focused readings of biblical texts relevant to disability studies, both as ecclesial resources and for classroom use
* Profiles individuals who are engaged in active ministry and church leadership while living with disabilities
* Includes straightforward analysis of complicated social issues like disability and reproductive rights