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Presences and Absences: Introduction to “Engaging Religious Experience: A Return to Ethnography and Theology”

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Download PDF: Kidd and Spurrier, Presences and Absences Introduction This Practical Matters issue 6 returns to themes that emerged in our Spring 2010 issue, which explored how an interdisciplinary conversation between theologians, anthropologists and scholars of religion contributes to the doing and creating of

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Perspectives on Ecclesiology and Ethnography

Download PDF: Stone, Perspectives on Ecclesiology Edited by Pete Ward Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2012. 262 pages, $50.00 As the first in a projected series on the topic of ecclesiology and ethnography, this inaugural volume, edited by Pete Ward, offers a “proposal”

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Roundtable on “Ethnography as Christian Theology and Ethics”: Beyond “Use” of Social Science in Theology

Download PDF: Scharen and Vigen, Roundtable on Ethnography Conveners: Christian A. Scharen, Luther Seminary and Aana Marie Vigen, Loyola University Chicago Emily Reimer-Barry, University of San Diego, link Mary McClintock Fulkerson, Duke Divinity School, link Ted A. Smith, Candler School of Theology, link Christian

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Ethnography: A Gift to Theology and Ethics

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Download PDF: Fulkerson, Ethnography   I have already indicated in the forward what a huge fan I am of this book. By not only defending the theological and ethical ways in which ethnography can be deployed, but also providing compelling examples

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Ethnography and Theology: A Critical Roundtable Discussion

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Download PDF: Ethnography and Theology Roundtable In the spring of 2009, Practical Matters, with the assistance of the Initiative in Religious Practices & Practical Theology, held a consultation in Atlanta on the theme of “Ethnography and Theology.” This consultation illustrated the extent

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Listening to Experience, Looking Towards Flourishing: Ethnography as a Global Feminist Theo/Ethical Praxis

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Download PDF: Listening to Experience Introduction: Ethnography as Global Feminist Praxis Ivory towers are tempting. We know our way around the lecture rooms and libraries. Ivory towers keep us busy—there are classes to teach, articles to write, tenure applications to complete.

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Hearing the Faithful: A Classroom Syllabus

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This syllabus, designed by David Mellott for students at Lancaster Theological Seminary, is included here as a resource for those interested in the pedagogical issues involved in introducing theology students to ethnographic practices. Click to download Hearing the Faithful. Feature

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Annotated Bibliography of Work in Ethnography and Theology

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  Download PDF: Coleman, Annotated Bibliography This interactive annotated bibliography includes books and films relevant to religion and ethnography, with a particular focus on titles published and produced since 2000. Entries include suggestions about who is likely to benefit most from

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