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Created in the image of God (Imago Dei)

One cannot think about theology of disability without soon wrestling with the notion that each human being is created in the image of God (Gen 1:27-28). Found in all "religions of the book" (Christianity, Judaism, and Islam) what exactly constitutes this image is the subject of much assumption and debate. In contrast with certain philosophies [...]

By |2016-12-21T15:14:10-05:00April 15th, 2013|Theology|

The Disabled God (Nancy Eiesland)

Nancy was one of the first authors in 1994 to tackle the topic of a 'theology of disability' in "The Disabled God".  She writes more as a sociologist and activist rather than a theologian, however, the value of her book cannot be over estimated. She raised a number of critical issues in the disability community [...]

By |2016-12-20T16:16:41-05:00January 8th, 2013|Theology|
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