Receiving the Gift of Friendship: Profound Disability, Theological Anthropology, and Ethics
RECEIVING THE GIFT OF FRIENDSHIP: PROFOUND DISABILITY, THEOLOGICAL ANTHROPOLOGY, AND ETHICS
By H. S. Reinders.
(Grand Rapids, MI: William B. Eerdmans, 2008). 416 pp. Paperback. ISBN-13: 978-0802862327.
Are individuals with profound intellectual disabilities “truly human”? If so, what does this tell us about human nature? And what are the practical ethical implications of our answers to these queries? These and related questions are taken up in this magisterial work