I recently participated in a webinar about theologies of disabilities led by Tom Reynolds. Through his experiences with his son who lives with autism, as well as living with his own depression, theologies of disabilities has become an academic passion for him.
This paraphrase of 1 Corinthians 12:12-27 is a choral reading that highlights that we are one body in Christ, whatever our age, ability, income, gender, or ethnicity.
Based on her most recent book with the same title, Barbara J. Newman will give practical ideas at this workshop on faith formation with persons with disabilities.
I had the privilege of taking a unit of Clinical Pastoral Education at Pine Rest Christian Mental Health Services. At the conclusion of our time together, each of us students wrote a "final evaluation". Here are some excerpts from mine.
What does it look like for a seminary to be welcoming and inclusive for people with disabilities? In what ways can we equip pastors, theologians, missionaries and psychologists to be more sensitive to the issues surrounding disabilities?
What’s going on here? Surely marketing and sales, yet something else is afoot.