Disability and Religious Diversity: Cross-Cultural and Interreligious Perspectives

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This collection of essays examines how diverse religions of the world represent, understand, theologize, theorize and respond to disability and chronic illness. Contributors employ a variety of methodological approaches including ethnography, historical, cultural, or textual analysis, personal narrative, and theological/philosophical investigation.
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Author Darla Schumm: Darla Schumm is an Associate Professor of Religious Studies, Hollins University Author Michael J. Stoltzfus: Michael J. Stoltzfus is a Professor of Philosophy and Religious Studies in the Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies at Valdosta State University
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Publisher
Springer
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Published on
Oct 24, 2011
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Pages
234
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ISBN
9780230339484
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Language
English
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Genres
Philosophy / Religious
Religion / Christian Theology / General
Religion / General
Religion / History
Religion / Philosophy
Social Science / Sociology / General
Social Science / Sociology of Religion
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