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Becoming friends of time : disability, timefullness, and gentle discipleship

Author: John Swinton
Publisher: Waco, Texas : Baylor University Press, 2016.
Series: Studies in religion, theology, and disability
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Time is central to all that humans do. Time structures days, provides goals, shapes dreams--and limits lives. Time appears to be tangible, real, and progressive, but, in the end, time proves illusory. Though mercurial, time can be deadly for those with disabilities. To participate fully in human society has come to mean yielding to the criterion of the clock. The absence of thinking rapidly, living punctually, and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Swinton, John, 1957-
Becoming friends of time.
Waco, Texas : Baylor University Press, 2016
(DLC) 2016005652
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: John Swinton
ISBN: 9781481304108 1481304100 9781481305686 1481305689 9781481305679 1481305670
OCLC Number: 945767515
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: Time and Disability --
Learning to Live in God's Time --
From Inclusion to Discipleship --
Reclaiming the Heart --
The Horror of Time.
Series Title: Studies in religion, theology, and disability
Responsibility: John Swinton.

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In the end, Swinton invites the reader to spend time with the experiences of people with profound neurological disability, people who can change our perceptions of time, enable us to grasp the  Read more...
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[Swinton's] theological and experiential reflections offer real ways to reimagine discipleship alongside those within life's range of varying differing abilities. Swinton acts as an important and Read more...

 
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