31st Annual Pyne Memorial Presentation

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November 2, 2023

Presenter:  Sarah Jean Barton

In this talk, Professor Sarah Jean Barton explores baptismal practices as they relate to discerning the ministry and vocations of all Christians. The presentation highlights insights, stories, and perspectives from Christians with intellectual disabilities as they relate to baptismal practices, providing an expanded framework for considering disabled leadership, ministry, and vocation within faith communities.

Sponsored by the School of Theology and Ministry and generously supported by the Pyne Endowment Trust in memory of Professor Margaret E. Pyne, a lifelong advocate for persons with disabilities.

Sarah Jean Barton, assistant professor of occupational therapy and theological ethics, Duke University