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Exploring Disability Theology w/ “The Disabled God”

February 21, 2022 @ 6:30 pm 8:30 pm

ONLINE only • Dates: 2/21, 2/28, 3/7, 3/14, 3/21
Part 1 | FULL SERIES | Mondays, 6:30-8:30pm
Presented in two modules. In the first module, Andrea Pearson Tande and Danielle Clausnitzer will introduce Disability Theology using Nancy Eiesland’s groundbreaking book The Disabled God: Toward a Liberatory Theology of Disability. We will cover the history of the disability rights and justice movements, and examine our role in supporting this movement, as well as specific concerns among disability theologians such as sin and healing.

The Disabled God: Toward a Liberatory Theology of Disability by Nancy Eiesland, book link: https://www.amazon.com/Disabl

FACILITATORS:
Andrea Pearson Tande, MA, is Hedgerow Coordinator and Co-Director of Consociate Services with the Sisters of St Joseph of Carondelet, St Paul Province. She has a MA in Theology and the Arts from United Theological Seminary of the Twin Cities and is currently pursuing a DMin from Fordham University.

Danielle Clausnitzer, MA is the Assistant Director of Wisdom Ways and a current PhD student at Georgetown University in the Theological and Religious Studies Department. Her focus of study is Africana Religions and Disability Studies. Her most recent publication, “Disability and the church in Africa” discusses institutional and individual approaches to disability and Christianity on the continent.

ABOUT Wisdom Ways Center for Spirituality:
Wisdom Ways creates safe welcoming spaces for people of any faith tradition or expression with a commitment to social justice, racial equity, spiritual growth, and personal authenticity. Wisdom Ways enriches people’s lives with group discussions, lectures, courses, events, and resources, nurturing the entirety of each unique individual through meaningful engagement. Wisdom Ways is dedicated to developing a strong compassionate community pleased to welcome you exactly as you are to advance personal and communal well-being. www.wisdomwayscenter.org

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Date:
February 21
Time:
6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Cost:
$100
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Website:
https://www.wisdomwayscenter.org/events-calendar/the-disabled-god