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Author Fox, Bethany McKinney, 1977-
Title Disability and the way of Jesus : holistic healing in the Gospels and the church / Bethany McKinney Fox ; foreword by John Swinton.
Imprint Downers Grove : IVP, an imprint of InterVarsity Press, [2019]

Author Fox, Bethany McKinney, 1977-
Subject Bible. Gospels -- Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Healing in the Bible.
Healing -- Biblical teaching.
Healing -- Religious aspects -- Christianity.
Disabilities -- Religious aspects -- Christianity.
Disabilities -- Biblical teaching.
Alt Name Swinton, John,
Description 1 online resource (xiv, 203 pages)
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Contents Bridging the gap -- The first century context of Jesus the healer -- Physicians interpret the Gospels' healing narratives -- Honoring the lived experience of disability in the Gospel healing narratives -- Pastors discuss their churches' healing practices and the healing activity of Jesus -- The seven marks of healing in the way of Jesus -- The seven marks of healing in action.
Summary What does healing mean for people with disabilities? Bridging biblical studies, ethics, and disability studies with the work of practitioners, Bethany McKinney Fox examines healing narratives in their biblical and cultural contexts. This theologically grounded and winsomely practical resource helps us more fully understand what Jesus does as he heals and how he points the way for relationships with people with disabilities.
Note Online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on March 27, 2020).
ISBN 9780830872381 (electronic book)
0830872388 (electronic book)
9780830852390 (paperback alkaline paper)
OCLC # 1089841063
Additional Format Print version: Fox, Bethany McKinney, 1977- Disability and the way of Jesus. Downers Grove : InterVarsity Press, 2019 9780830852390 (DLC) 2019002867

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