Baker Academic Fall 2021 Catalog



DISABILITY Living into the Diversity of Christ’s Body Brian Brock

An ethicist and pastoral theologian reveals that thinking more closely and theologically about disability is a doorway into a more vibrant and welcoming church life for all Christians.

“Brock is one of the most interesting and original thinkers within the field of disability theology. People new to the field and those of us who have been around for a while will find this book invaluable.” —JOHN SWINTON, University of Aberdeen “This is practical and political theology written to invite us to see one another as awkwardly beheld and tenaciously beloved.” —AMY LAURA HALL, author of Laughing at the Devil: Seeing the World with Julian of Norwich

BRIAN BROCK (DPhil, King’s College, London) is professor of moral and practical theology at the University of Aberdeen. He is the author of numerous books, including Disability in the Christian Tradition , and is managing editor of the Journal of Disability and Religion .

NOW AVAILABLE • 192 pp. • paper • $21.99 • 9781540962973

FOLLOWING Embodied Discipleship in a Digital Age Jason Byassee and Andria Irwin

This book offers theological perspectives on the challenges of discipleship in a digital age, revealing how new technologies and the rise of social media affect the way we interact with each other, ourselves, and the world.

“This book embodies the Jesus way to see and be in the digital environment. It is essential reading both for those who are disciples of Jesus and for those who want to know what twenty-first-century discipleship can be.” —DAVID WILKINSON, St. John’s College, Durham University “This book speaks into the space between digital utopians and dig- ital skeptics, modeling biblically grounded, theologically informed wrestling with how the church and Christians live out our mission and vocations amid the current technological revolution.” —DEANNA A. THOMPSON, St. Olaf College JASON BYASSEE (PhD, Duke University) is the inaugural Butler Chair in Homiletics and Biblical Hermeneutics at Vancouver School of Theology. ANDRIA IRWIN (MDiv, Vancouver School of Theology) is the minister of United Online, a church plant initiative of the United Church of Canada.

NOW AVAILABLE • 208 pp. • paper • $21.99 • 9781540962270


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