Entries by John Swinton

Disability Theology: Taking the Body of Jesus Seriously

In essence, disability theology seeks to remind the church that it truly is the Body of Jesus, and that a failure to remember this and to act in ways which fail to ensure that all of the bodies within the Body truly belong, is a re-wounding of the body of Jesus. Disability theology is thus not for “those who are interested in such a thing”; it opens up the very heart of the gospel.