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Reconceptualising Disability for the Contemporary Church

Reconceptualising Disability for the Contemporary Church

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Publisher: SCM Press
ISBN: 9780334059172
Published: 30/11/2020

Even today, there is still an inherent conflict between the way the Gospels speak about disability, and the attitude of the Church. This book seeks to challenge the assumptions which still exist about disability, assumptions which are reflected within the Church.

Blending theory, anthropology, theology, pastoral concerns and the lived experience of people with disabilities, Reconceptualising Disability for the Contemporary Church offers an important and thoughtful challenge to the contemporary Church.

Frances McKenny-Jeffs

Dr Frances McKenny Jeffs is a Franciscan Spiritual Director, and serves as a chaplain. She was formerly a teaching fellow at the University of Surrey. Her PhD thesis was an ethnographic case study into the attitudes of two churches towards believers with intellectual impairments