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Opening the Field of Practical Theology: An Introduction Kathleen A. Cahalan

Opening the Field of Practical Theology: An Introduction

Kathleen A. Cahalan

Published April 10th 2014
ISBN : 9780742561250
Paperback
342 pages
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Opening the Field of Practical Theology introduces students to practical theology through an examination of fifteen different approaches ranging from feminist to liberationist, Roman Catholic to evangelical, Asian American to Latino/a. After anMoreOpening the Field of Practical Theology introduces students to practical theology through an examination of fifteen different approaches ranging from feminist to liberationist, Roman Catholic to evangelical, Asian American to Latino/a. After an introduction to the field of practical theology and its broad range of practice today, the book features chapters written by leading experts in the discipline. Each chapter has an identical structure to facilitate comparison, covering historical context, key features and figures, norms and sources of authority, theory-practice, contexts, interdisciplinary considerations, areas of current and future research, and suggested readings. Opening the Field of Practical Theology is an ideal introduction to the field, highlighting the diverse ways practical theology is engaged today.