Cambridge University Press
Christianity espouses the dignity of all humanity and professes welcome for all to the communion of saints. Yet people with disabilities, especially those with more severe or profound physical or psychological disabilities, are largely invisible inside our houses of worship. This article examines the meaning of dignity and inclusion through the lenses of Christian anthropology, disabilities liberation theology, and the lived experience of persons with disabilities. It concludes with some suggestions on how to begin inclusion.
Carlson, Mary E., "Making the Invisible Visible: Inviting Persons with Disabilities into the Life of the Church" (2018). College of Education Faculty Research and Publications. 496.
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