Author: Kathryn House

A Rare Academician: Reflecting on the Legacy of Dr. Dale P. Andrews

This June 23 marks two years since the passing of Dr. Dale P. Andrews. Dr. Andrews was the Martin Luther King, Jr. Professor of Homiletics and Pastoral Theology at BU School of Theology from 2005-2010, and was the Cornelius Vanderbilt Chair and Distinguished Professor of Homiletics, Social Justice, and Practical Theology at Vanderbilt Divinity School […]

Xochitl Alvizo and Gina Messina publish Women Religion Revolution

Dr. Xochitl Alvizo (MDiv. ’07, PhD. Practical Theology ’14) recently published the co-edited volume Women Religion Revolution with Dr. Gina Messina. Dr. Alvizo is Assistant Professor of Religious Studies in the area of Women and Religion and the Philosophy of Sex, Gender, and Sexuality. She dedicates her work to bringing a feminist focus to theology and to […]

CPT Co-Director Bryan Stone publishes Finding Faith Today

We are grateful to Center for Practical Theology Co-Director Bryan Stone, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and E. Stanley Jones Professor of Evangelism, for taking the time to share insights from his recently published Finding Faith Today. Finding Faith Today presents the findings of a multi-year study on how people come to faith in the […]

Congratulations, May 2019 Graduates!

Congratulations to the May 2019 Practical Theology PhD. graduates! Dr. Brandon Thomas Crowley: “Inclusive Black Congregations and Black Ecclesial Queering” Dr. Yara González-Justiniano: “Practices of Hope: The Public Presence of the Church in Puerto Rico” Dr. Rebecca Seungyoun Jeong:  “A Psalmic-Theological Homiletic for the Korean Immigrant Congregation” Dr. Jonathan Mettasophia: “Adaptation, Innovation, and Tradition: Christian […]

Welcoming New Co-Directors Dean Mary Elizabeth Moore and Dean Teddy Hickman-Maynard

The Center for Practical Theology is thrilled to welcome (and welcome back!) Dean Teddy Hickman-Maynard and Dean Mary Elizabeth Moore as Co-Directors of the Center for Practical Theology. They join Co-Directors Dr. Courtney Goto, Dr. David Jacobsen, Dean Bryan Stone, and Dr. Claire Wolfteich in leadership of the Center for Practical Theology. Dean Mary Elizabeth Moore is Dean […]

Call for Proposals: Special Issue of Ecclesial Practices

Ecclesial Practices invites article proposals for a special issue oriented around emerging questions in ethnographic fieldwork in Christian Ethics. Abstracts are due June 30, 2019, with full manuscript drafts due September 30, 2019 in time to workshop them in the fall over video conference. Abstract submissions should be sent to: Questions can be directed to […]

Job Posting: Assistant Professor in Practical Theology, Barry University

Barry University seeks Assistant Professor Summary Barry University is currently seeking an Assistant Professor. The Department of Theology and Philosophy at Barry University invites applicants for a full-time continuing contract position in the field of Practical Theology at the assistant professor level, beginning in August 2020. Essential Functions Teach courses in the Department’s MA, Practical […]

Job Posting: Assistant Professor of Practical Theology, Chicago Theological Seminary

Chicago Theological Seminary invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position in Practical Theology to begin July 1, 2020. We have special interests in spiritual formation, pastoral counseling, chaplaincy studies, and contextual theological education. The PhD or equivalent is required. Demonstrated competency in online teaching and learning is also required. Knowledge of ministerial praxis and commitment […]

Mid-term Voting Open for Members of the Association of Practical Theology

If you are a member of the Association of Practical Theology, take a moment to head to to vote for Dr. Yara González-Justiniano (STH Practical Theology ’19) for Secretary-Treasurer and Karen Mosby for Graduate Student/Member-At-Large! The membership is allowed to summit their vote for up to 30 days.

Congratulations, Graduates!

As the academic year begins to wind down, we are excited to celebrate students who completed their doctorates in Practical Theology in December 2018, as well as those who will graduate in just a few weeks. Please join us in celebrating December 2018 graduates Drs. Song Bok Jon, Gregory P. Van Buskirk, and Elizabeth Siwo-Okundi! Dr. Song […]