Deaf Liberation Theology

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Ashgate Publishing, Ltd., Jan 1, 2007 - Religion - 198 pages
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Presenting a new approach to deaf people, theology and the Church, this book enables deaf people who see themselves as members of a minority group to formulate their own theology rooted in their own history and culture.
 

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Contents

Framework and Methodology
5
Being Deaf in the TwentyFirst Century
21
A History of Deaf People and the Church
39
Deaf People Constructed in Theology
61
Deaf People Constructed in the Church as an Organization
85
Who Is Jesus Christ for Deaf People Today?
133
What is Truly Deaf Worship?
155
A LiberatingShaped Church
179
Bibliography
185
Index
193
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Hannah Lewis completed her first degree in Natural Sciences and Theology at Corpus Christi College, Cambridge in 1993 and her PhD at Birmingham University in 2003. She was ordained a priest in the Church of England in 1998 and currently works as Team Leader for work among Deaf people in Liverpool diocese. She has been Deaf since childhood, is fluent in BSL and has been involved in the Deaf Church in a variety of capacities since 1997. She serves as committee member responsible for lay training on the National Deaf Church Council and is a founder member of DECUK, Deaf Ecumenical Clergy UK, which provides CME for Deaf clergy in the UK.

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