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Disability in the Christian tradition [electronic resource] : a reader / edited by Brian Brock & John Swinton.

Contributor(s): Brock, Brian, 1970- [editor.] | Swinton, John, 1957- [editor.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Grand Rapids, Mich. : W.B. Eerdmans Pub. Co., 2012Description: 1 online resource (xi, 564 pages).Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9781467435901; 1467435902.Subject(s): People with disabilities -- Religious aspects -- Christianity | Disabilities -- Religious aspects -- Christianity | Theological anthropology -- ChristianityAdditional physical formats: Print version:: Disability in the Christian tradition.DDC classification: 261.8/324 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Introduction: Disability and the quest for the human / Brian Brock -- The patristic era : early Christian attitudes toward the disfigured outcast / Almut Caspary -- Augustine's hierarchies of human wholeness and their healing / Brian Brock -- Aquinas on the corporis infirmitas : broken flesh and the grammar of grace / Miguel J. Romero -- A ravishing the restful sight : seeing with Julian of Norwich / Amy Laura Hall -- The human condition as seen from the cross : Luther and disability / Stefan Heuser -- John Calvin and disability / Deborah Beth Creamer -- To develop relational autonomy : on Hegel's view of people with disabilities / Martin Wendte -- Between necessity and possibility : Kierkegaard and the abilities and disabilities of subjectivity / Christopher Craig Brittain -- People are born from people : Willem Van den Bergh on mentally disabled people / Marjolein de Mooij -- "My strength is made perfect in weakness" : Bonhoeffer and the war over disabled life / Bernd Wannenwetsch -- This ability : Barth on the concrete freedom of human life / Donald Wood -- Women, disabled / Jana Bennett -- Being with the disabled : Jean Vanier's theological realism / Hans S. Reinders -- The importance of being a creature : Stanley Hauerwas on disability / John Swinton.
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Introduction: Disability and the quest for the human / Brian Brock -- The patristic era : early Christian attitudes toward the disfigured outcast / Almut Caspary -- Augustine's hierarchies of human wholeness and their healing / Brian Brock -- Aquinas on the corporis infirmitas : broken flesh and the grammar of grace / Miguel J. Romero -- A ravishing the restful sight : seeing with Julian of Norwich / Amy Laura Hall -- The human condition as seen from the cross : Luther and disability / Stefan Heuser -- John Calvin and disability / Deborah Beth Creamer -- To develop relational autonomy : on Hegel's view of people with disabilities / Martin Wendte -- Between necessity and possibility : Kierkegaard and the abilities and disabilities of subjectivity / Christopher Craig Brittain -- People are born from people : Willem Van den Bergh on mentally disabled people / Marjolein de Mooij -- "My strength is made perfect in weakness" : Bonhoeffer and the war over disabled life / Bernd Wannenwetsch -- This ability : Barth on the concrete freedom of human life / Donald Wood -- Women, disabled / Jana Bennett -- Being with the disabled : Jean Vanier's theological realism / Hans S. Reinders -- The importance of being a creature : Stanley Hauerwas on disability / John Swinton.

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