Imagine being a person with a disability at an unremarkably common worship service. Even if a worship space has ramps, accessible seating, large-print programs, and a separate room for those feeling overstimulated, the theology of many Christian services itself can offer little besides condemnation and
Robert D. Cornwall reviews My Body Is Not a Prayer Request: Disability Justice in the Church by Amy Kenny. The book uses the author's own story to call on the church to rethink how it understands and relates to disabled people.
As values voters both left and right weigh in on special interests from immigration reform to same-sex marriage in an election season, a lesser-known religious coalition is speaking up for Americans with disabilities.