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Keeping it real: Ethical considerations for the communication of Christian beliefs

Harriman, Robert S. (2004) Keeping it real: Ethical considerations for the communication of Christian beliefs. In 13th IASSID World Congress, 14th -19th June 2004, Montpelier, France. (Unpublished)

Abstract

I work as a chaplain with people with intellectual disability in a church based agency which provides lifestyle support for people who have moved from institutions to community living. In my work I support people in spiritual distress. This presentation will consider the stories of people with disability who struggle with conceptual Christian beliefs. It will also highlight the need for keeping metaphors grounded in reality. Ethical considerations of embodiment and embeddedness will be explored.

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ID Code: 8366
Item Type: Conference Paper
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Keywords: intellectual disability, ethics, Christian beliefs
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > PHILOSOPHY AND RELIGIOUS STUDIES (220000) > APPLIED ETHICS (220100) > Applied Ethics not elsewhere classified (220199)
Divisions: Past > QUT Faculties & Divisions > QUT Carseldine - Humanities & Human Services
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2004 The Author
Deposited On: 29 Jun 2007
Last Modified: 09 Jun 2010 22:42

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