We have a child with ASD/Aspergers and related issues, that has not only impacted the daily nature of family life, but many issues of my own identity as a father, and my faith.
Maggie Dawn put me onto this book by John Gillibrand, 'Disabled Church - Disabled Society: The Implications of Autism for Philosophy, Theology and Politics'.
The book is simply stunning at three levels for me.
Firstly the honest autobiography by John within which I saw many of the struggles and questions I have in daily life with my daughter. Then the theological connection made to that is profound. And for someone who is refreshed by theological reflection, this work was food for my faith and soul. Then thirdly beyond the conceptual are the implications and gentle conclusions about what this might mean for faith and life.
At least that's some of what I got from the book, so thank you John, and thank you Maggie for the heads up.