Dr Naomi Lawson Jacobs (they/them) is a social researcher and disability equality trainer, a trustee of Disability Rights UK, and a member of the Church of England’s Neurodiversity Task Force. At the Gates: Disability, Justice and the Churches, co-written by Emily Richardson, is based on Naomi’s
PhD research with disabled Christians. The book shares disabled people’s stories of marginalisation in churches and their prophetic calls for justice. Naomi writes and speaks widely
on disability and justice in churches and society.
Emily Richardson is a writer and speaker whose interests include theology, inclusion and communication – particularly social and digital media. She studied theology at St Andrews and now
works for a large church as communications coordinator. She has just co-written At the Gates: Disability, Justice and the Churches with Naomi Lawson Jacobs.