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Disability and Christian Theology: Embodied Limits and Constructive Possibilities

Deborah Beth Creamer


Attention to embodiment and the religious significance of bodies is one of the most significant shifts in contemporary theology. In the midst of this, however, experiences of disability have received little attention. This book explores possibilities for theological engagement with disability, focusing on three primary alternatives: challenging existing theological models to engage with the disabled body, considering possibilities for a disability liberation theology, and exploring new theological options based on an understanding of the unsurprisingness of human limits. The overarching perspe ... More

Keywords: theology, embodiment, body, diversity, liberation, normal, limits, constructive theology

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2008 Print ISBN-13: 9780195369151
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2009 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195369151.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Deborah Beth Creamer, author
School of Theology
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