Research Reflections

Catholic Approaches in Practical Theology: International and Interdisciplinary Perspectives, edited by Claire Wolfteich

By Kathryn HouseApril 11th, 2017in Research Reflections

The Center for Practical Theology is thrilled to share that Co-Director Dr. Claire Wolfteich has published, along with co-editor Annemie Dillen, Catholic Approaches in Practical Theology: International and Interdisciplinary Perspectives. Here is more from publisher Peeters-Levuen: "Practical theology is an established discipline in the theological curriculum at both Protestant and Catholic European... More

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Part Two: Taking on the Paradigm at BU School of Theology – Lived “Symptoms” of Epistemology and Practice

By Kathryn HouseApril 10th, 2017in Research Reflections

In this blog series, STH Practical Theology doctoral students from the Fall 2016 Practical Theology Proseminar share insights from their final, collaborative project, "Taking on the Paradigm at BU School of Theology -- Lived “Symptoms” of Epistemology and Practice." Dan Hauge is the author of this second series post discussing some... More

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Part One: Taking on the Paradigm at BU School of Theology – Lived “Symptoms” of Epistemology and Practice

By Kathryn HouseMarch 17th, 2017in Research Reflections

In this blog series, STH Practical Theology doctoral students from the Fall 2016 Practical Theology Proseminar share insights from their final, collaborative project, "Taking on the Paradigm at BU School of Theology -- Lived “Symptoms” of Epistemology and Practice." Dan Hauge is the author of this first post introducing the project... More

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Visiting Researcher Gail Cafferata shares new research in Pastoral Psychology

By Kathryn HouseJanuary 26th, 2017in Research Reflections

When a pastor faces closing a church, what are the toughest challenges? How do these challenges affect the pastor’s level of stress and well-being? Can respectful relationships within the congregation and with colleagues in a denomination’s middle administrative body (judicatory) buffer stress? How can the diverse ways individuals navigate these... More

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Moral Monday National Day of Action in Boston: Student and Alumna Reflections

By Kathryn HouseNovember 7th, 2016in Research Reflections

On September 12, 2016, hundreds of clergy and laity from many traditions marched from Boston Common to the Statehouse in the nationwide Moral Monday National Day of Action. In solidarity with gatherings at 25 state capitols throughout the country, participants sang, shared and listened to testimonies. They also lent their voices and... More

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Work From Consultation on Preaching and Postcolonial Theology Published in Homiletic

The work from the Consultation on Preaching and Postcolonial Theology (hosted by the Center for Practical Theology in Fall 2014) has been published in the journal, Homiletic.  The articles published from the consultation include work by Yohan Go, David Schnasa Jacobsen, Duse Lee, Kwok Pui-lan, Pablo A. Jiménez, Lis Valle, Timothy Jones, and Sarah Travis. Access to... More

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Feminist Practical Theology Event April 7, 2015: Mothering, Public Leadership, and Spirituality: Reflections in Dialogue with Jarena Lee, Dorothy Day, and Dolores Huerta

All are welcome to join us in the STH Community Center on Tuesday, April 7, 2015 from 5:00-7:00pm for a presentation and open discussion on the topic “Mothering, Public Leadership, and Spirituality: Reflections in Dialogue with Jarena Lee, Dorothy Day, and Dolores Huerta." This will be an opportunity to open up... More