The Ambiguity of (Religious) Practice, Part 2

Recent I wrote up Part 1 on this topic, introducing a little series on the ways that ambiguities of practice matter for practical theology. With the recent important debate about the USA’s drone warfare in the news, and the accompanying … Continue reading

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Less Than a Year Until APT Biennial Meeting!

Dear APT Members and Friends: We are less than a year until our next APT Biennial Meeting, our every-two-years conference where we gather to share research, delve deeply into a practical theological theme, catch up with old friends and colleagues, … Continue reading

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Bible Literacy in Teen Narrative Form

APT member John Falcone sends this note re: how US teachers can shape a developing project in Bible publishing. Dear APT friends, I am writing to let you know about a new project that introduces young people to the Bible … Continue reading

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The Ambiguity of (Religious) Practice, Part 1

In practical theology and related fields, when we write about practice we tend to write about the kinds of practices that build up (religious) communities, that correspond deeply, somehow, to what is taken to be essential to a religious/spiritual/faith/etc tradition–in … Continue reading

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Job Opening: Director of Mentored Ministries, Calvin Theological Seminary

Calvin Theological Seminary is seeking a Director of Mentored Ministries. Duties include the following: nurturing and assessing the personal, spiritual and ministry formation of students; supervising internships and the mentoring program; helping students discern their gifts and calling; helping students … Continue reading

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Brief Reflections on Practice in View of Race and Spirit Through Music

As someone who studies the interplay of “spiritual” and “musical” experience, as a musician, and as a fan, I spend a fair amount of time in studios, in concert halls, and at music festivals. Whether I’m performing or just enjoying, … Continue reading

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REA Call for Proposals

Our friends at the Religious Education Association have asked us to post their Call for Proposals (deadline 1 May 2015), and we are happy to do so (especially as a number of APT members are also members of the REA). … Continue reading

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“The Shared Parish,” Part 4 of 4 – with video

This post is a continuation of my report about an event on “shared parishes” at the Center for Migration Studies in New York City. Part one is here; part two is here; part three is here. Maria del Mar Muñoz-Visoso, … Continue reading

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