Uncovering The Roof

Blog URL:http://naomijacobs.wordpress.com/
Blog Tags:religion, disability, Christianity, church, social research, exclusion, inclusion, social model, research
Country:United Kingdom
Location:London

Researching the intersections between religion, disability, society and culture.



Latest Blog Posts



Poem: My Disabled God

on Nov 3, 2017 in: poetry

Who is my disabled God? My god has no hands, so I must be hands for my God. I must paint pictures, and write stories, and build homes, and plant gardens, and feed many hungry children. My god has no feet, so I must be feet for my God. I must visit th...

I’ve been doing some work on my academia.edu profile this morning. There are now selections of work based on the research available for you to download. Perhaps most usefully, there is a poster aimed at general audiences, with an easy-read vers...

On twitter, the tag #fullaccesschurch is gaining support among disabled Christians calling for access to the churches. It was created by the user-led group Disability and Jesus, who have encouraged disabled people to use it when tweeting about acce...

Originally posted on Avon's Edge -- Stephen D'Evelyn's Blog: Recently, the Conservative government has decided to cut Employment and Support Allowance for new claimants. (See: https://www.theguardian.com/society/2016/mar/29/employment-...

The irony is not lost on me, that I could never have been at the AAR conference in person. Travelling to conferences as a disabled student is getting more and more difficult... I blog so that I can share my developing ideas in a forum that is actuall...

“Under normalcy, no one is or can be normal, just as no one is or can be equal. All have to work hard to make it seem like they conform, and so the person with disabilities is singled out as … Continue reading →...

Now that I’ve finished my fieldwork, the focus of this blog is going to change. I’m going to talk more about what it’s like to be doing a PhD with multiple impairments. I also want to ponder the personal impact … Continue read...