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Qualitative Research or Theological Methodology?

One helpful response to my earlier entry regarding qualitative research raised the challenges of the role or voice of theological studies/disciplines.  To what extent do the more dominant disciplines in qualitative research integrate the meaning of “interdisciplinary” when working with … Continue reading

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DREAMS: THE HEART AND SOUL OF PASTORAL CARE?

A full day of presentations dealing with the role of dreams in pastoral care and supervision Rolduc Conference Center, Kerkrade, The Netherlands, June 25th On Saturday, June 25th, the first full day of the IASD Annual Conference to be held … Continue reading

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Teaching Qualitative Research ?

In a recent blog entry from about a month or so ago, Gordon Mikoski raised an important question on the role of qualitative research for the interdisciplinary promise of practical theology with the humanities.  Within these very helpful reflections on … Continue reading

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Practical theology and the humanities

Practical theology could be enriched by a more intentional and pervasive engagement with the humanities. Practical theology and its constituent disciplines should add interdisciplinary interface with literature, the arts, music, anthropology, and history to an already robust commitment to the … Continue reading

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Practical Theology and aesthetics

This will be the first in a series of posts from members of the APT executive committee over the next few months. Over time, we hope that other practical theologians will join us in the conversation! I have often thought … Continue reading

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