INTRODUCING DISABILITY DISCOURSE FOR THEOLOGICAL AND MINISTERIAL FORMATION This course explores new ways of embracing an inclusive understanding of the body of Christ by incorporating the experiences of disability and to introduce disability discourses in theological and ministerial formation in students and to equip them for wholistic ministry. The course will particularly focus on biblical, […]
INCLUSIVE COMMUNITY: DISABILITY PERSPECTIVES The course explores new ways of embracing an inclusive understanding of community in the contemporary pluralistic context incorporating the experiences of disability. The course will particularly focus on Biblical, theological, socio-cultural, religious and practical issues involved in the ministry to, with and by the persons with disabilities.
REPORT OF THE EDAN CONSULTATION HELD IN NAIROBI, KENYA 1- 8 DECEMBER 1999 The first global forum for the WCC’s project on disabilities was held in Nairobi, Kenya from 1st -8th December 1999. The consultation, which brought together pioneer members of the Ecumenical Disability Advocates Network (EDAN) was primarily aimed at creating a forum through […]
EDAN Reference Group And Regional Coordinators’ Meeting Rev. Samuel Kobia in his speech said that WCC recognizes the difficulties EDAN has in trying to bring about awareness and understanding on the issue of Disabilities and that a lot more need to be done in this area. He pledged that WCC would listen with interest recommendations […]
15-16 March 2003 Royal Benja Hotel, Bangkok, Thailand This reference group was planned to coincide with the Asia Consultation on Ecumenical Agenda of Churches in Solidarity with Differently Abled Persons. The Consultation had been jointly organized by EDAN and the Christian Conference of Asia. The two EDAN members based in Asia Ying-Bo and Lee Ye […]
This was the third EDAN Global meeting, which brought the EDAN Reference Group, Regional Coordinators and other founding members together since the inception of the Network. The purpose of the meeting was to fellowship, reflect, share experiences, present Regional reports and to plan forward as was the vision in the first meeting in December 1999 […]
Ms. Alden started by welcoming the EDAN Reference Group to Sweden before informing them that SWEDISH ORGANISATIONS’ OF DISABLED PERSONS INTERNATIONAL AID ASSOCIATION (SHIA) is a Swedish Disabled Persons Organisation started in 1981 during the International Year of Persons with Disabilities (IYDP) by the main 26 organisations representing all the major disabilities in the country. […]
Disability Discourse For Theological Colleges The ETE-WCC/CCA, EDAN, and SATHRI organized a joint International Workshop on Disability Discourse for Theological Colleges from May 22 – 28, 2006 at Ashirvad, Bangalore, India. 21 persons representing ETE-WCC/CCA, EDAN, SATHRI, NCC Korea and different theological institutions affiliated to the Senate of Serampore College (University) (SSC) participated in this […]