ERIC Number: ED420945
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1998-Apr
Reference Count: N/A
Faith Communities and Inclusion of People with Developmental Disabilities.
Hall, Mair; Lambert, Philip
This document presents summaries of a variety of resources concerned with the inclusion of people with developmental disabilities in faith communities. Each listing usually provides bibliographic information, source and price information, and a summary or description. Following an introductory essay, the first section provides summaries of 43 articles, books, curricula, and videos. The next section describes three resources for L'Arche, an international federation of intentional and inclusive faith communities. The next three sections describe six newsletters, five mission and pastoral statements, and 16 organizations. Attached are reprints of the following articles: "A Rosh Hashanah Birthday" (W. C. Gaventa); "How the Religious Community Can Support Transition to Adulthood: A Parent's Perspective" (B. Hornstein); "Disability for the Religious" (P. J. Majik); "Frayed at the Edges: The Intertwined Threads of Life and Disability" (M. J. Owen); "The Wisdom of Human Vulnerability--Disability: The Tie Which Binds" (M. J. Owen); " Who Causes the Blind To See'? Disability and Quality of Religious Life" (A. Rose); and "The Masks of God" (A. Sobolewska). (DB)
Publication Type: Collected Works - General; Reference Materials - Bibliographies
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Inst. on Disability and Rehabilitation Research (ED/OSERS), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Minnesota Univ., Minneapolis. Inst. on Community Integration.; Syracuse Univ., NY. Center on Human Policy.