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Practical Theology

Practical Matters Conference: Practices of Vibrant Faith Communities

At the Practical Matters conference at Emory University in March 2018, the public plenary session featured inter-faith teachers, scholars, and activists to address three big questions: What are the practices of vibrant faith communities? What is the best way to

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Practical Matters Conference: Jennifer Ayres

At the Practical Matters conference at Emory University in March 2018, four graduates of Emory’s Initiative in Religious Practices and Practical Theology shared their “big idea” for the study of religious practices. Practical Matters Journal is proud to publish each

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Practical Matters Conference: Gregory C. Ellison, II

At the Practical Matters conference at Emory University in March 2018, four graduates of Emory’s Initiative in Religious Practices and Practical Theology shared their “big idea” for the study of religious practices. Practical Matters Journal is proud to publish each

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Practical Matters Conference: Amy Levad

At the Practical Matters conference at Emory University in March 2018, four graduates of Emory’s Initiative in Religious Practices and Practical Theology shared their “big idea” for the study of religious practices. Practical Matters Journal is proud to publish each

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Practical Matters Conference: Brendan Ozawa-de Silva

At the Practical Matters conference at Emory University in March 2018, four graduates of Emory’s Initiative in Religious Practices and Practical Theology shared their “big idea” for the study of religious practices. Practical Matters Journal is proud to publish each

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Re-Understanding Migration as a Theologizing Experience

Download PDF: Cho, Issue 11 Intro Practical Matters is proud to publish Issue 11: Migrations and Religious Practices. Our hope was to bring together scholars and practitioners to critically reflect on the intersection of human migration, religion, and identity. As the

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Christian Theology in Practice: Discovering a Discipline

Book Cover of Christian Theology in Practice

Download PDF: RV Daniels, Christian Theology in Practice Bonnie J. Miller-McLemore Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2012. 334 pages. $34.00 In Christian Theology in Practice: Discovering a Discipline, Bonnie Miller-McLemore offers a collection of her work in the fields of practical and pastoral

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Theology and the Arts: Engaging Faith

Download PDF: RV Keefe-Perry, Theology and the Arts Ruth Illman and W. Alan Smith New York: Routledge, 2013. 230 pages. $125.00   In Theology and the Arts, Ruth Illman and W. Alan Smith have offered up a profoundly useful text which

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From the Pulpit and the Pavement

Feet Standing on Pavement

The two issues on Worship, Ritual and Theory represent the first pass by this journal on ritual practices (particularly those labeled “worship”) as refracted through the methodological and theoretical lenses of multiple fields. Our first two articles, “What in God’s

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