Some Influences of Religions on Attitudes Towards Disabilities and People with Disabilities

The paper reviews some significant moments or texts relating to disability in Judaism, Christianity, Islam, Hinduism and Buddhism, as they might impinge on the work of counsellors or community-based therapists in a modern city. Some scientific and philosophical positions are also reviewed.

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Published in:Journal of religion, disability & health
Main Author: Miles, M.
Format: Electronic Article
Language:English
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Published: Routledge 2002
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In: Journal of religion, disability & health
Year: 2002, Volume: 6, Issue: 2/3, Pages: 117-129
Further subjects:B Disability
B Buddhism
B Islam
B Parents
B Judaism
B Attitudes
B Hinduism
B Christianity
B Counselling
B Culture
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Summary:The paper reviews some significant moments or texts relating to disability in Judaism, Christianity, Islam, Hinduism and Buddhism, as they might impinge on the work of counsellors or community-based therapists in a modern city. Some scientific and philosophical positions are also reviewed.
ISSN:1522-9122
Contains:Enthalten in: Journal of religion, disability & health
Persistent identifiers:DOI: 10.1300/J095v06n02_12