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“Valuing the Study of Religion” with Practical Theology

From Thomas A. Tweed’s Presidential Address, “Valuing the Study of Religion,” at the 2015 American Academy of Religion Annual Meeting — much of which relates more or less directly to different ways of proceeding in practical theology today, inviting further … Continue reading

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APT at AAR 2016: “Practical Theology for Politically Charged Situations”

The Association of Practical Theology is pleased to announce details for our session at the Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Religion in Atlanta, Georgia. Please share these details with all who would be interested. We look forward to … Continue reading

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Call for Papers: AAR Practical Theology Group

Many APT members and friends are affiliated with the American Academy of Religion. The Call for Papers for the AAR’s Annual Meeting has now been posted, and the AAR’s Practical Theology Group has the following call (pasted below). You can … Continue reading

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“Who Can ‘Afford’ Practical Theology? On ‘Opening’ and ‘Closing’ the Field”

Recently, on this blog, Dr. Katherine Turpin inaugurated the idea of sharing what we’re currently thinking about and reading in practical theology. I’ve been thinking about how practical theology ‘works’ and ‘doesn’t work’, for whom, and why. At the recent … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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APT@AAR 2014

This November, at the Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Religion in San Diego, the APT is sponsoring the following session on this timely topic. Please come! Forming Practical Theologians for Emerging Spaces of Employment Session P22-200 Saturday 22 … Continue reading

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