Category Archives: Brian Brock

Louvain Studies special issue on ‘relation, vulnerability, love’

by Lieve Orye Several treads of thought woven at the conference in 2016 have been rewoven into paper and digital format. A Louvain Studies issue has been published recently with contributions of several keynote speakers and respondents. Under the menu … Continue reading

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As I Am – 5000 Broken Gifts (L’Arche International)

The L’Arche International community  has taken a beautiful initiative to counter the tendency, present in all cultures, to view people with intellectual disabilities that they are the undesirables. To change this injustice they have started the web series, “As I … Continue reading

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Befriending the profoundly disabled, befriending God

Excerpt taken from a chapter written by Brian Brock, part of a festschrift for Hans Reinders, Knowing, Being Known, and the Mystery of God: Essays in honor of Professor Hans Reinders, teacher, friend, and disciple (Bill Gaventa & Erik de … Continue reading

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Investigating human fragility

Excerpts from ‘Supererogation and the Riskiness of Human Vulnerability’, a chapter written by Brian Brock, in The Paradox of Disability, Hans Reinders (ed.), 2010. Investigating human fragility What does it mean to investigate human fragility? And what counts as knowledge … Continue reading

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