P650 Disability and the Church

Disability is an essential part of what it means to be human, yet few Christian communities have the theological tools to engage disability rights and disability justice. This course analyzes Christian understandings of the disabled body as well as ableist theologies and practices that harm the church’s witness. Investigating ability and disability through theories, narratives, metaphors, images, and encounters, this course asks critical questions about the importance of the human body for the Christian church.

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