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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... More


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... More

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The Center for Practical Theology’s Thirteenth Annual Lecture with Dr. Heather Walton

We were thrilled to welcome University of Glasgow's Dr. Heather Walton to give the Center for Practical Theology’s Thirteenth Annual Lecture on December 4, 2020. Dr. Walton presented “Body and Stone: Practical Theology as Creative Work,” and Boston University School of Theology’s Lecturer in Practical Theology Dr. Callid Keefe-Perry responded... More

Welcome, New PhD Students!

As the School of Theology launches into a new school year, the Center for Practical Theology is delighted to welcome our new PhD in Practical Theology students. Please join us in congratulating Blair Stowe, Mary Wilson-Lyons, and Joshua Lazard as they embark on their studies this year!