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Mental Health: The Inclusive Church Resource

Inclusive Church Resources

Jean Vanier, Bob Callaghan and John Swinton

978 0 232 53066 7
Paperback |96 pp |178 x 110 mm
Price: £8.99

978 0 232 53149 7
eBook |96 pp

‘We believe in inclusive Church – Church which does not discriminate, on any level, on grounds of economic power, gender, mental health, physical ability, race or sexuality. We believe in Church which welcomes and serves all people in the name of Jesus Christ; which is scripturally faithful; which seeks to proclaim the Gospel afresh for each generation; and which, in the power of the Holy Spirit, allows all people to grasp how wide and long and high and deep is the love of Jesus Christ.’

Inclusive Church


'Very useful pastoral resources. Highly recommended.'

Church of England Newspaper

Mental Health: The Inclusive Church Resource is written to help your own church to be equipped to welcome all people who live with mental health issues.

It contains first-hand personal experiences of people who have felt excluded from churches because of their mental health, a Theology of Mental Health by Jean Vanier and John Swinton and a resource section containing addresses, websites and practical advice.

Other books in the Inclusive Church Resource series include Disability and forthcoming titles on Poverty, Sexuality, Gender and Ethnicity.

Jean Vanier is one of the world’s most respected philosopher-theologians, and founder of L’Arche, an international organisation that creates communities where people with intellectual disabilities and those who assist them share life together.
John Swinton is Chair of Divinity and Religious Studies at the University of Aberdeen, as well as a leading expert in Disability Theology.
ISBNs: 9780232530667 978-0-232-53066-7 Title: mental health the inclusive church resource ISBNs: 9780232531497 978-0-232-53149-7 Title: mental health the inclusive church resource