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Title: Faith in Search of Vision: Living and Celebrating Christian Community in the Deaf World
Authors: Broesterhuizen, Marcel # ×
Issue Date: 2009
Series Title: Questions Liturgiques / Studies in Liturgy vol:90 issue:1 pages:44-67
Abstract: As a world-generating condition, deafness leads to its own cosmology and its own view on Christian tradition. In deaf people's eyes, the Christian tradition, which attaches high value to representation of God by means of spoken and written language, has undeniable logocentric and graphocentric aspects that leads to an image of the Christian God as a "hearing God". This article proposes ways in which deaf people can get rid of this oppressive image of God and can learn to see the image of God within deaf persons and deaf communities themselves.
ISSN: 0774-5524
VABB publication type: VABB-1
Publication status: published
KU Leuven publication type: IT
Appears in Collections:Research Unit of Pastoral and Empirical Theology
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