By Deborah Beth Creamer
The overarching point of view of this booklet is that limits are an unavoidable element of being human, a truth we frequently appear to fail to remember or deny. but not just do all people event limits, so much folks additionally adventure limits that take the shape of incapacity sooner or later in our lives; during this method, incapacity is extra "normal" than non-disability. If we take such reports heavily and refuse to minimize them to mere circumstances of soreness, we find insights which are misplaced after we take an ideal or known physique as our place to begin for theological reflections. whereas attainable purposes of this perception are gigantic, this paintings makes a speciality of components of specific curiosity: theological anthropology and metaphors for God.
This undertaking demanding situations theology to contemplate the indisputable range of human embodiment. It additionally enriches earlier incapacity paintings through offering a substitute for the dominant clinical and minority versions, either one of which fail to recognize the complete variety of incapacity reports. so much significantly, this undertaking deals new photos and percentages for theological development that attend effectively and creatively to range in human embodiment.
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Disability and Christian Theology Embodied Limits and Constructive Possibilities (AAR Academy Series) by Deborah Beth Creamer