“Forming Practical Theologians” in San Diego this weekend! Plus, a note about our email list.

If you are in San Diego for the American Academy of Religion conference this weekend, don’t forget about our APT session on Saturday at 1:00. It promises to be excellent. Details are below.

By the way, over the last several months, we have switched “email marketing” software providers, and it’s been a bit of a rickety process. Normally you would have gotten an “email blast” by now from us with a fall update. That’s why I posted it here to the website while we are making the software transition. The kinks seem to be worked out now, and I’ll send a post-AAR email to the membership to catch you up on everything.

Here’s the information on our session in San Diego this weekend– hope to see you there–

Tom Beaudoin, President, Association of Practical Theology


Forming Practical Theologians for Emerging Spaces of Employment

Session P22-200

Saturday 22 November 2014, 1:00-4:00 PM

Marriot Marquis–Santa Rosa Room

How, and how well, is theological education meeting the needs of a shifting employment landscape? This session examines how practical theologians and theological institutions form students for work outside of tenure-track employment in academic life, and/or religious/church leadership, toward livelihood in emerging spaces of work.

Jaco Hamman, Vanderbilt University, Presiding


Stephen Graham, Association of Theological Schools

Barbara McClure, Brite Divinity School

Michel Andraos, Catholic Theological Union

Katherine Turpin, Iliff School of Theology

Valerie Bridgeman, WomanPreach! Inc.

Eileen Campbell-Reed, Central Baptist Theological Seminary & Luther Seminary


Business Meeting:

Tom Beaudoin, Fordham University

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