La praxis liberadora de la teología de la discapacidad en la Misión de la Fe Apostólica de Zimbabue: Una perspectiva teológica Cristiana

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Nomatter Sande
  • Biografía

    Holds a PhD in Religion and Social Transformation. He is affiliated to Apostolic Faith Mission International Ministries, United Kingdom.

John Ringson
  • Biografía

    PhD in Governance and Community Development. Post-Doctoral Research Fellow at the University of Johannesburg, South Africa.

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A pesar de la inclusividad interdisciplinaria de los estudios sobre la discapacidad a lo largo del tiempo, los sistemas de las organizaciones religiosas son todavía reacios a aceptar las realidades físicas y psicosociales de las personas en condición de discapacidad. La creciente literatura que debería influir en las perspectivas religiosas sobre las personas en condición de discapacidad no ha sido capaz de desmontar los estereotipos y mitos dogmáticos asociados a la discapacidad. Así, el predominio de diversas respuestas en relación con la discapacidad desde diferentes contextos ha comprometido la inversión material e ideológica en los estudios sobre la discapacidad. En el trabajo se combinó la observación fenomenológica con la conversación informal de los métodos cualitativos para caracterizar las experiencias, sentimientos y comportamientos en relación con el impacto de la praxis liberadora de la teología de la discapacidad de los miembros de la Misión de la Fe Apostólica de Zimbabue en Harare. Los resultados revelan que las personas en condición de discapacidad son marginalizadas, excluidas, discriminadas y subyugadas con mayor frecuencia en los círculos religiosos. Esta complejidad de las discapacidades es exacerbada por las políticas, la cultura y las ideologías religiosas relacionadas con las discapacidades. En conclusión, el trabajo enfatiza que la teología de la discapacidad dentro de la tradición cristiana debería funcionar como una praxis liberadora al tratar con asuntos relacionados con la discapacidad y ser utilizada para aumentar la participación de las personas en condición de discapacidad en todas las actividades litúrgicas religiosas.

Palabras clave:
Disability, Liberation Praxis, Contextual Theologies, Christianity, Zimbabwe Discapacidad, Liberación, Praxis, Teología Contextual, Cristianismo, Zimbabue

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