Signs and Wonders: Disability in the Fourth Gospel

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by: Ben Rhodes, Ph.D.

Traditional interpretations of the significance of the miraculous healings in the four Gospels have often contributed to the complicated experiences people affected by disabilities have encountered in Christian communities. A more careful examination of these texts, especially in the Gospel of John, challenges these interpretations and opens up space for new insights into the liberating and counter-cultural force of the gospel.

From the Journal of the Christian Institute on Disability (JCID) Vol. 5, No. 1, Spring/Summer 2016

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by: Ben Rhodes, Ph.D.

Traditional interpretations of the significance of the miraculous healings in the four Gospels have often contributed to the complicated experiences people affected by disabilities have encountered in Christian communities. A more careful examination of these texts, especially in the Gospel of John, challenges these interpretations and opens up space for new insights into the liberating and counter-cultural force of the gospel.

From the Journal of the Christian Institute on Disability (JCID) Vol. 5, No. 1, Spring/Summer 2016

Journal Subscriptions also Available