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By Jana Bennett
University of Dayton 

Deaf Christians often struggle to hear God's word, but some find meaning in the richness of who they are

 

December 27, 2019



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(THE CONVERSATION) For years, my husband would say after we returned from the church, "I thought the sermon was good." To that, I would reply, "I didn't hear the sermon, as usual."

As a person with a severe to profound hearing loss, I nearly left the church out of frustration and anger. In addition to hymns, spoken readings and testimonies, Christian worship focuses on the spoken word. As scripture says, "In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the...



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