Foundations in practical theology: A critical appraisal of contemporary contributions

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Collins, John Francis. (2013). Foundations in practical theology: A critical appraisal of contemporary contributions [Thesis]. https://doi.org/10.4226/66/5a9752f33baa5
AuthorsCollins, John Francis
Qualification nameDoctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Abstract

Practical theology is an emerging discipline with divergent understandings of what practical theology is and a plethora of theological methods on offer. Indicative of the nascent state of the discipline is the lack of an agreed-upon name. At times the prefixes “pastoral” and “practical” are used interchangeably; at other times the prefixes are sharply differentiated. Underpinning the current thesis is the belief that for practical theology to be taken seriously it needs to have a clear definition, and to know the manner whereby it relates to other theological disciplines and to the human sciences...

Year2013
PublisherAustralian Catholic University
Digital Object Identifier (DOI)https://doi.org/10.4226/66/5a9752f33baa5
Research GroupSchool of Theology
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Publication dates01 Nov 2013
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