The Wiley-Blackwell Companion to Practical Theology  -     Edited By: Bonnie J. Miller-McLemore
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The Wiley-Blackwell Companion to Practical Theology

Wiley-Blackwell / 2011 / Hardcover

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Format: Hardcover
Number of Pages: 600
Vendor: Wiley-Blackwell
Publication Date: 2011
ISBN: 1444330829
ISBN-13: 9781444330823
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Series: Blackwell Companions to Religion

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Author Bio

Bonnie J. Miller-McLemore is E. Rhodes and Leona B.Carpenter Professor of Pastoral Theology at Vanderbilt UniversityDivinity School and Graduate Department of Religion. Winner of aprestigious Henry Luce III Fellow in Theology award, she is anational and international leader in pastoral and practicaltheologies and widely recognized for research on families, women,and children. Her publications include Feminist and WomanistPastoral Theology (1999) and an upcoming collection of essays,Christian Theology in Practice: Discovering a Discipline(2012).

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“The first comprehensive reference work to provide asurvey, description and analysis of practical theology as an areaof study.”  (Native American Encyclopedia, 20December 2013)

“This Companion has wide scope … and issurely the most definitive definition of what practical theologyentails to date … An important addition to the shelves ofthose who teach practical theology or ministers as well as thoseengaged in the ministry themselves ... [It] offers a new way ofseeing the subject, with sets of essays that are informative,novel, and take theology in new directions.” (Regent's Reviews, 2012)

“This edited collection is a showcase presenting howcontemporary scholarship of practical theology has been developedinto a wide concept of practical theology ... For those who areinterested in teaching Christian theology from a practicaltheological perspective, this book will be a usefulreference.” (Homiletic Journal, 2012)

“Miller-McLemore, a leader in the field, has edited anexcellent handbook on Christian practical theology.  Thoughthe essays are short, they provide excellent overviews of thevarious topics and, more important, helpful bibliographies forstudents who wish to explore certain topics further …Libraries supporting curricula in Christian theology and ministryshould acquire this good introduction to the field. It is essentialfor acquisition for seminary libraries ... Recommended: upper-levelundergraduates and above.” (Choice, 2012)

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