APT at AAR in San Antonio, TX November 19-22, 2016

Conundrums in Practical Theology This session presents a panel discussion of a newly published landmark volume, Conundrums in Practical Theology, edited by two leading scholars of practical theology, Joyce Ann Mercer and Bonnie J. Miller-McLemore. A conundrum is a perplexing problem that cannot really be permanently resolved, yet must be dealt with when it occurs. […]

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.

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 the Agenda for that meeting. We look forward to seeing everyone there! Tom Beaudoin, APT […]

Practical Theology Group sessions at the AAR

I recently posted about the upcoming APT session at the AAR. But beyond our single session, I also want to remind APT members and friends about other practical theology sessions at the Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Religion (22-25 November 2014, in San Diego). The Practical Theology Group coordinates several sessions each year […]

APT@AAR 2014

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Association of Practical Theology (APT) – 2014 32nd Biennial Conference

Practicing Public Theology March 28-30, Vanderbilt Divinity School, Nashville, TN 2014 APT Biennial Conference Program Registration [gravityform id=”4″ name=”Association of Practical Theology (APT) Biennial Conference 2014 Registration” title=”false” description=”false”] Program Schedule Overview Scarritt Bennett Center & Hotel Information Scarritt-Bennett Center 1008 19th Avenue S. Nashville, TN 37212 Rate: $50.00 per night Booking by phone:
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APT-AAR 2013 Session

AAR 2013 Session: P23-202 Saturday, November 23rd, 1pm-4pm Grand Ballroom West; Marriott Inn Harbor Baltimore, MD How Do Polydoxy or Theological Hybridity Matter for Religious and Theological Studies? This panel session will focus on the dynamics and challenges of theological hybridity or  polydoxy present for teaching in religious studies and theological education, especially in light  of practical theology. These papers will address spiritual or theological diversity and religious  pluralism, interreligious and cross/multi-cultural worldviews, interculturalism, and interfaith dialogue as they are critical to our expanding globalism. Presiding: Thomas M. Beaudoin, Fordham University Panel: Kathleen J. Greider, Claremont School of Theology Emmanuel Y. Lartey, Emory University Mary C. Boys, Union Theological Seminary Responding: John J. Thatamanil, Union Theological Seminary Business Meeting, Presiding: […]