Interviews with the editors of “Opening the Field of Practical Theology”

As I mentioned in a recent post, the Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Religion last month featured a session on the new book Opening the Field of Practical Theology (Rowman and Littlefield, 2014), edited by Kathleen Cahalan and … Continue reading

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“Who Can ‘Afford’ Practical Theology? On ‘Opening’ and ‘Closing’ the Field”

Recently, on this blog, Dr. Katherine Turpin inaugurated the idea of sharing what we’re currently thinking about and reading in practical theology. I’ve been thinking about how practical theology ‘works’ and ‘doesn’t work’, for whom, and why. At the recent … Continue reading

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Post-AAR and Moving Forward

Thank you to our panelists at our AAR session on training practical theologians for emerging spaces of employment, and a special thank you to Prof. Jaco Hamman (Vanderbilt) for presiding. We have several “next things” on our plate: continued updates … Continue reading

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“Forming Practical Theologians” in San Diego this weekend! Plus, a note about our email list.

If you are in San Diego for the American Academy of Religion conference this weekend, don’t forget about our APT session on Saturday at 1:00. It promises to be excellent. Details are below. By the way, over the last several … Continue reading

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Agenda for APT Business Meeting at American Academy of Religion

Dear APT Members and Friends: Don’t forget about our APT session on Saturday 22 November at the American Academy of Religion in San Diego, California. Toward the end of the session, we will have a short Business Meeting. Below is … Continue reading

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What I’ve Been Reading- Katherine Turpin

Lately at my place we have been having big picture disciplinary conversations as we are re-shaping a shared PhD program in religion between the Iliff School of Theology and the University of Denver. For many years, we have had a … Continue reading

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Introducing….a New Blog!

In an effort to make what’s on the minds of practical theological scholars accessible to the general public, we’ve decided to start a new conversational series in our blogstream.  In it, members of the Association will reflect informally on “What … Continue reading

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Job Posting: Director of Stewardship Leadership, Luther Seminary

Luther Seminary is seeking a leader passionate about stewardship theology and practice to serve as full-time Director of Stewardship Leadership, an endowed position. In this unique role, the Director of Stewardship Leadership will combine administrative work with teaching and research … Continue reading

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