This past week

This has been a trying week in the U.S. with national turmoil over violence and racial justice. Many of our members have shared thoughts on their own blogs and webpages, and given the well-received special session on ‪#‎BLM‬ and racial justice during the APT Biennial Conference in April 2016, we would like to invite and […]

Public Theology

Today’s observance of the Memorial Day holiday in the U.S. has me thinking of the two past APT Biennial conferences on migration (2016) and on public theology (2014).  We invite you to comment below about your thoughts on the intersection of practical theology and public theology: What might be a task of practical theology in […]

One Month Removed…

We are almost one month removed from the 2016 APT Biennial Conference in NYC. What are some of the thoughts, ideas, questions, and experiences from the conference that you have begun to integrate in your own contexts? We would love to hear from you! Please comment below.

31st Biennial Association of Practical Theology Conference

31st Biennial Association of Practical Theology Conference Princeton Theological Seminary Princeton, New Jersey April 13-15, 2012 “Practical Theology and Sacred Texts” Keynote speakers:    Rev. Dr. Richard R. Osmer & Dr. Beverly R. Gaventa Registration fees:    $140 APT members; $150 Non-members; $30 students (Note: registration fee does not include lodging).  Click here to register Lodging: Available […]

Schedule for 31st Biennial APT Conference

Friday, April 13 2:00-4:30 Check-in 4:30-5:30 Reception 5:30-6:45 Dinner 7:00-9:00 Keynote speakers Saturday, April 14 8:00-8:30 Breakfast 8:30-9:00 Morning prayers 9:00-10:30 Plenary Session 1 10:30-11:00 Break 11:00-12:45 Concurrent Paper sessions 12:45-2:00 Lunch 2:00-3:30 Plenary Session 2 3:30-5:30 Special tours 6:00 Dinner and evening on your own Sunday, April 15 8:00-9:00 Breakfast 9:00-10:00 Worship 10:00-10:15 Break […]

Lodging for 31st Biennial APT Conference

Erdman– Promo code: ptsem APT Conference Phone number: 609-497-7990 Rate: $60 per night Please call to register. The rate for our group is $60 per night. 10 rooms have been reserved for PhD students Hyatt Place – Promo code: G-APTC Phone number: 609-720-0200 ex.5111 Website: Rate: $119 for a single room You can register […]

Transportaion for 31st Biennial APT Conference

DRIVING DIRECTIONS TO PRINCETON: See the PTS website for a campus map and driving directions at and click on “About PTS”.  See the hotel websites at and for driving directions to conference hotels. AIRPORT INFORMATION: Princeton is served by Newark Liberty International Airport in Newark, NJ and the Philadelphia International Airport, Philadelphia, […]

Call For Papers

The Association of Practical Theology will hold its 31st biennial conference at Princeton Theological Seminary April 13-15, 2012. The APT executive committee invites proposals for papers or panels examining the APT 2012 Biennial Conference theme, “Practical Theology and Sacred Texts.” Proposals on any of the following themes are especially encouraged: (1) sacred texts as themselves […]