Writing Award for Best Student Paper

The Editorial Board of Sacred Spaces: The E-Journal of the American Association of Pastoral Counselors is excited to announce the American Association of  Pastoral Counselors Writing Award for best student paper in honor of Homer Ashby and his many contributions to the field of pastoral care and counseling. The winner will receive 250$ and his/her […]

Congregational Studies Fellowships

ES 2011 fellowship instructions The Congregational Studies Team is pleased to announce the availability of Fellowships* to support scholars who are interested in disciplined inquiry into the life of local communities of faith. These 18-month fellowships include $18,000 in research support, plus $2000 for related travel. In addition, Fellowships include a program of mentoring by […]

2012 APT Biennial Conference

I am happy to announce several developments related to the 31st APT biennial conference to be held at Princeton Theological Seminary, April 13-15, 2012. a.    Conference theme: “Practical Theology and Sacred Texts” b.    Keynote speakers: Richard R. Osmer and Beverly Roberts Gaventa. Drs. Osmer and Gaventa will present and interact on the topic of “Paul […]

Practical Theology Online: Issues in Pedagogy and Formation

Saturday, 11/19/2011 9:00:00 AM to 11/19/2011 11:30:00 AM in Cyril Magnin Ballroom III at the Parc 55 Jeffery Tribble, Columbia Theological Seminary, Presiding Theme: Practical Theology Online: Issues in Pedagogy and Formation Marilyn Naidoo, University of South Africa Spiritual Formation through Distance Education in Developing Contexts Melinda McGarrah Sharp and Mary Ann Morris, Phillips Theological Seminary […]

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 […]

The Editorial Board of Sacred Spaces

The Editorial Board of Sacred Spaces: The E-Journal of the American Association of Pastoral Counselors is excited to announce the American Association of  Pastoral Counselors Writing Award for best student paper in honor of Homer Ashby and his many contributions to the field of pastoral care and counseling. The winner will receive 250$ and his/her […]

AAR 2011 Practical Theology Group Sessions

Practical Theology Group A19-317  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 […]

Practical Theology Online: Issues in Pedagogy and Formation

Association of Practical Theology Date, time, and place: American Academy of Religion meeting in San Francisco during the weekend of November 19-21, 2011 Jeffery Tribble, Columbia Theological Seminary, Presiding Theme: Practical Theology Online: Issues in Pedagogy and Formation Marilyn Naidoo, University of South Africa Spiritual Formation through Distance Education in Developing Contexts Melinda McGarrah Sharp and Mary […]

Practical Theology Online: Teaching and Learning

Call for Papers for the APT Meeting at AAR in San Francisco in November, 2011. We invite proposals for papers or panels examining whether and how practical theology can be taught and learned in online environments, whether in the academy, church, wider publics, or everyday life. We invite particular attention to performance, embodiment, practices, social […]