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Reynolds combines a profound and wide-ranging rethinking of Christian theology from the perspective of disability with piercingly honest reflections on his experience as the father of a son with disabilities. Reynolds critiques the idolatrous “cult of normalcy” and explores the themes of human vulnerability, weakness, solidarity and hospitality against the backdrop of God’s creative and redemptive love.

Here is another searching theological reflection on disability, particularly intellectual disability, that draws on Yong’s experience of having a brother who has Down syndrome. Yong’s Pentecostal theology sharpens his discussions of Christian hopes for healing, and he offers thought-provoking reflections on disability in non-Western contexts.

 

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