Practical Theology Group

Saturday – 4:00 pm-6:30 pm
Evelyn L. Parker, Southern Methodist University, Presiding
Theme: Practical Theology, Economics, Labor, and Class Relations
Joerg Rieger, Southern Methodist University
Why Engage Labor and Worker Justice Issues in Church and Theology?

Claire Wolfteich, Boston University
“Time Famine” and Women Worker-Mothers: A Practical Theological Analysis and Critique

Joe Blosser, University of Chicago
Opportunities after Babel: The Importance of Faith at Work in a Post-Great Recession World

Cyndi Jones, Episcopal Divinity School
Because No One has Hired Us: The Story of Employment Issues of People with Disabilities
Pamela Couture, University of Toronto
Practical Theology Group

Sunday – 1:00 pm-2:30 pm
Dale P. Andrews, Vanderbilt University, Presiding
Theme: Panel on The Wiley Blackwell Companion to Practical Theology, Edited by Bonnie Miller-McLemore
Serene Jones, Union Theological Seminary
Emilie M. Townes, Yale University
Tom Beaudoin, Fordham University
Bonnie Miller-McLemore, Vanderbilt University
Business Meeting:
Mary McClintock Fulkerson, Duke University
Religion and the Social Sciences Section and Practical Theology Group

Monday – 4:00 pm-6:30 pm
Carol B. Duncan, Wilfrid Laurier University, Presiding
Theme: Ethnography and Theology
Annie Hardison-Moody, Emory University
At the Boundary of Research and Care: Toward a Feminist Practical Theological Research Agenda

Jan Holton, Yale University
How are You Blessed by God? Negotiating the Fluid Boundaries of Pastoral Theological Ethnography in Post-conflict Zones

Christian A. B. Scharen, Luther Seminary
Copresenting with Eileen Campbell-Reed

Eileen Campbell-Reed, Luther Seminary
Ethnography On Holy Ground: Practical Theology, Shared Silence, and Qualitative Interviewing

Eu Kit Lim, Iliff School of Theology and University of Denver
“Critics and Caretakers”: Critiquing and Complementing Russell McCutcheon in Qualitative Approaches to the Study of Religion
John Swinton, University of Aberdeen

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