Disability and Christian Theology Embodied Limits and Constructive Possibilities

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This resource provides a framework for a new theology of disability which begins with the notion that limits are an unsurprising element of human life. This challenges common sense categories of disabled and non-disabled and offers significant new images and possibilities for theological reflection and action.
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"Creamer's concise and engaging book entices the reader to follow her lead to a new understanding of disability and, in the process, reignites a fresh theological appreciation of the human body." —Theological Studies
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Table of Contents

Introduction 3

1 Understanding Disability 13

2 Disability and Christianity 35

3 Theology and the Disabled Body 53

4 Liberation Theologies of Disability 75

5 Limits and Disability Theology 93

Conclusion: Embodied Limits and Constructive Possibilities 115

Notes 121

Bibliography 135

Index 153

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