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School of Love
Originally Posted: 04/08/2015 - 1:41pm | Type: Magazine Article

Jenna Barnett For 50 years, people with and without developmental disabilities have shared life in L'Arche communities.  ...

Beyond the Wheelchair Ramp
Originally Posted: 04/08/2015 - 1:41pm | Type: Magazine Article

Susan Windley-Daoust What do people with disabilities need from the church?  RECENTLY, THE CATHOLIC CHURCH mo ...

Jean Vanier, Founder of L'Arche, Wins Templeton Prize
Originally Posted: 03/11/2015 - 10:05am | Type: Blog

Jean Vanier, an advocate for people with developmental disabilities who helped create an international network of residential communities that champion the rights of their residents, has won the 2015 Templeton ...

The Most Ignored and Undervalued People Within Churches Today
Originally Posted: 11/19/2013 - 12:08pm | Type: Blog

Churches have a tendency to favor some groups but not others, resulting in discrimination instead of equality, exclusion instead of acceptance, and prejudice instead of fairness. ...

Let’s Be a Voice With People Who Have Disabilities
Originally Posted: 11/05/2013 - 12:50pm | Type: Blog

The United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities will not right all the wrongs committed against people with various disabling conditions, but it puts a line in the sand that squares wi ...

What Shane Claiborne (and Mother Teresa) Got Wrong About the Body of Christ
Originally Posted: 09/26/2012 - 1:57pm | Type: Blog

Confronted daily with the reality of a body whose parts are most definitely not all healthy or strong, I am perhaps better acquainted than more able-bodied believers with just what a perfect metaphor the human ...

The Politics of Gentleness
Originally Posted: 05/13/2011 - 1:36pm | Type: Magazine Article

Jonathan Wilson-Hartgrove An interview with L'Arche founder Jean Vanier and theologian Stanley Hauerwas. ...

New Voting Centers
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 4:37pm | Type: Magazine Article

Meg E. Cox The Help America Vote Act requires that every polling place be accessible to people with disabilities and that every site have ...

Choosing to Love
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 4:38pm | Type: Magazine Article

Robert Roth Love binds and builds, heals and hallows, redeems and restores. Love binds and builds, heals and h ...

Mainstreaming Justice
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 10:28pm | Type: Magazine Article

Susan Dolan-Henderson The liberation movement for the disabled is just beginning. There is an old picture of m ...