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By Mark I. Pinsky

remarkable presents: tales of religion, incapacity, and Inclusion is a brand new e-book via famous faith author Mark I. Pinsky. Pinsky has collected tales from church buildings, synagogues, mosques, and temples around the nation, "stories of individuals with disabilities and the congregations the place they've got came upon welcome." He has taken precise care to incorporate the widest diversity of disabilities, together with non-apparent disabilities like lupus, power soreness, aggravating mind harm, melancholy, and psychological ailment. there have been fifty four million American with disabilities as of 2000, and that quantity is now being swelled by way of wounded warriors from the Afghan and Iraq wars and an getting older inhabitants. he writer emphasizes that his function is not to to put in writing a source guide on accessibility and inclusion. particularly, Pinsky seeks to percentage tales of the way individuals with disabilities have skilled their religion within the context in their incapacity, and the way congregations have won once they price the presents that folks with disabilities convey alongside. "This book," notes the writer, "is for congregational leaders and others who could have no services or own event with incapacity, yet who make the congregational judgements approximately accessibility and inclusion."

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