Opening the Field of Practical Theology

Opening the Field of Practical Theology

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Opening the Field of Practical Theology introduces students to practical theology through an examination of fifteen different approachesa€”ranging from feminist to liberationist, Roman Catholic to evangelical, Asian American to Latino/a. After an introduction to the field of practical theology and its broad range of practice today, the book features chapters written by leading experts in the discipline. Each chapter has an identical structure to facilitate comparison, covering historical context, key features and figures, norms and sources of authority, theory-practice, contexts, interdisciplinary considerations, areas of current and future research, and suggested readings. Opening the Field of Practical Theology is an ideal introduction to the field, highlighting the diverse ways practical theology is engaged today.Letty M. Russell, Human Liberation in a Feminist Perspective: A Theology ( Philadelphia: Westminster, 1974), 56. 2. ... because until women had access to MDiv and MA programs in theology, they did not have access to doctoral programs.

Title:Opening the Field of Practical Theology
Author:Kathleen A. Cahalan, Gordon S. Mikoski
Publisher:Rowman & Littlefield - 2014-04-10


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