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William C. Gaventa Jr.
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Disability and Spirituality: Recovering Wholeness

4.43  ·  Rating details ·  7 ratings  ·  3 reviews
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Published March 1st 2018 by Baylor University Press
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Richard Propes
Oct 31, 2019 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
I will confess that part of my 4-star review rather than a 5-star review is based solely upon my own expectations for William C. Gaventa's "Disability and Spirituality: Recovering Wholeness."

While this isn't entirely fair, I must admit based upon the structure of the book I definitely anticipated a greater emphasis on a theology of disability. Instead, Gaventa writes largely through a lens of pastoral care and does so in a way that makes "Disability and Spirituality" practically a must-read boo
Dwayne A Milley
Aug 18, 2018 rated it it was amazing
I met the author in 2015. Gaventa's humble and thoughtful approach to disability was an awesome frame within which to read these words.

We’re about to read this book for my workplace. I was excited to download it and read it. And I'm glad to read it again with my colleagues.

Disability and spirituality are intertwined. One helps the other. Gaventa draws it together nicely and frankly, it’s about time that spirituality gets added into our conversations about disability. And it’s about time we hel
Stephen Bedard
Dec 04, 2020 rated it it was amazing
This was a fantastic book for understanding the role of spirituality for those with disabilities. Although the author is a Christian, he deals with spirituality in general. A very practical book that calls for an increased role and respect for spirituality in the care of those with disabilities.
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