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The purpose of this article is to reclaim significance in the concept of human dignity by approaching it as a value commitment. The starting point for the theological constructive argument put forward is found in experience-based narratives of profound intellectual disabilities, described in light of the Christian narrative of creation. On a conceptual level it is suggested that dominating norms for recognition can be widened by implementing a “disability hermeneutic” of human being and God. On a practical level the potential implications of implementing a “disability hermeneutic” of love is discussed as a route towards reclaiming significance in the concept of human dignity.
OriginalspråkOdefinierat/okänt
Sidor (från-till)446–460
TidskriftTeologinen Aikakauskirja
Volym121
Utgåva5-6
StatusPublicerad - 2016
MoE-publikationstypA1 Tidskriftsartikel-refererad

Nyckelord

  • Disability
  • Theology
  • Ethics
  • Human dignity

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