Author: The Center for Practical Theology

2023 Annual Lecture

On November 1, 2023, Dr. Thomas Beaudoin, professor at the Graduate School of Religion and Religious Education at Fordham University, joined the Center for Practical Theology as the speaker for the CPT’s 16th Annual Lecture. Before his lecture in the evening, Dr. Beaudoin held a conversation with Ph.D. students studying practical theology. He discussed his […]

CPT 2023 Newsletter

The newest issue of the Center for Practical Theology Newsletter is available below. You can download the newsletter via this link.

Homiletical Theology Project Fall Consultation Announcement

We are thrilled to share this exciting announcement of The Homiletical Theology Project’s upcoming consultation on “Spirituality, Preaching, and Bridging Racial Divides: Exploring Black Contemplative Preaching.” More details to come!

CPT Welcomes New Co-Director Dr. Eunil David Cho

The Center for Practical Theology is happy to announce the addition of a new Co-Director, Dr. Eunil David Cho. Dr. Cho is an Assistant Professor of Spiritual Care and Counseling at the Boston University School of Theology (STH). He is a practical theologian whose research in pastoral theology and spiritual care, especially among immigrant and […]

2022 Annual Lecture

On November 9, 2022, Dr. Bonnie Miller-McLemore, Professor Emerita of Religion, Psychology, and Culture at the Divinity School and Graduate Department of Religion of Vanderbilt University, joined the Center for Practical Theology as the speaker for the CPT’s 15th Annual Lecture.  Miller-McLemore first met with the students and faculty of the School of Theology’s Ph.D. […]

Livestream Option Available for Annual Lecture

We hope you will join us this Wednesday, Nov. 9, for the CPT’s 15th Annual Lecture. Those who cannot attend in-person may livestream the event on  STH’s Livestream page. The recorded lecture will begin at 6 pm.   

Alumni Book Announcement: Preaching to Korean Immigrants

Dr. Rebecca Seungyoun Jeong is a graduate of BU School of Theology’s PhD program in Practical Theology, class of 2019. Dr. Jeong now works as an Assistant Professor of Preaching and Intercultural Studies at Portland Seminary, George Fox University. She recently developed her dissertation research into a book with Palgrave Macmillan. The book is titled […]

Book Launch: Theology, Religion, and Dystopia

By: Scott Donahue-Martens, PhD Candidate in Homiletics During my M.Div. studies I took a class that explored intersections between the gospel and fantasy literature. This course kindled a type of theological thinking within me that I never would have imagined. The professor, Dr. Osmer inspired me to incorporate fantasy literature insights and interactions in my […]

CPT 2022 Newsletter

This year’s issue of the CPT Newsletter is found below. Click here to download.