Annual Lectures

Annually the Center for Practical Theology hosts a dinner and lecture by a prominent practical theologian.

October 12, 2016

Dr. Bryan Stone: “Evangelism, Religious Pluralism, and the U.S. Military Chaplaincy.”
Responding: Rev. Dr. Teddy Hickman-Maynard and Dr. Shelly Rambo.

The lecture will be held at the School of Theology Community Center. The reception begins at 5:30pm, with the lecture to follow. Heavy hors d’oeuvres and drinks will be served. Please email with any questions. We hope to see you there!
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October 15, 2015
Dr. Courtney Goto:  “Experiencing Oppression: Ventriloquism and Epistemic Violence in Practical Theology.”

October 22, 2014
Dr. Claire Wolfteich:  “An Invitation to Catholic Practical Theology.”

November 2013
Dr. Elaine Graham:  “Jews, Pagans, Sceptics and Emperors: Public Theology as Christian Apologetics.”

November 2012
The Center for Practical Theology & The Center for Global Christianity and Mission co-sponsored this event with Dr. Stephen Bevans:  “Fair or Foul? Contextual Theology and Criteria for Orthodoxy.”

September 2011
Dr. Emmanuel Lartey:  “Beyond Belief: God’s Nature Revealed through Practices of Care.”

September 2010
Dr. Thomas Groome:  “Practical Theology and Religious Education:  A Needful Partnership.”

September 2009
Dr. Mary Elizabeth Moore, Dean of the School of Theology:  Toward an Interreligious Practical Theology.”

September 2008
Dr. Han-Gunter Heimbrock:  “Practical Theology as Empirical Theology.”