The Wiley-Blackwell Companion to Practical Theology

The Wiley-Blackwell Companion to Practical Theology

Editor(s): Bonnie J. Miller-McLemore

Published Online: 22 NOV 2011 03:48AM EST

Print ISBN: 9781444330823

Online ISBN: 9781444345742

DOI: 10.1002/9781444345742

About this Book

Through a series of essays contributed by leading experts in the field, The Wiley-Blackwell Companion to Practical Theology presents an introduction to practical theology as a major area of Christian study and practice, including an overview of its key developments, themes, methods, and future directions. 

  • The first comprehensive reference work to provide a survey, description and analysis of practical theology as an area of study
  • A range of leading scholars in the field provide original contributions on the major areas, issues, and figures in practical theology
  • Reviews an extensive range of methods for studying theology in practice, along with sub-disciplines in theological education such as pastoral care and preaching
  • Covers developments in the discipline in a range of global contexts and distinct Christian traditions
  • Shows how practical theology is relevant to everyday life

Table of contents

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  1. Part I: Way of Life: Shaping Faith among Believers in Home and Society

  2. Part II: Method: Studying Theology in Practice in Library and Field

  3. Part III: Curriculum: Educating for Ministry and Faith in Classroom, Congregation, and Community

  4. Part IV: Discipline: Defining History and Context in Guild and Global Setting - Section 1: Issues, Contexts, and Perspectives

  5. Part IV: Discipline: Defining History and Context in Guild and Global Setting - Section 2: Global Developments

  6. Part IV: Discipline: Defining History and Context in Guild and Global Setting - Section 3: Traditions

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