Item description for The Blackwell Reader in Pastoral and Practical Theology (Blackwell Readings in Modern Theology) by John Patton, Woodward & S. Pattison S....
Overview This reader presents an overview of the field of pastoral and practical theology within a theoretical framework, engaging with practical theologies from both sides of the Atlantic. The volume brings together six classic articles that might otherwise be difficult to locate, with seventeen newly commissioned articles from leading authors internationally.
Publishers Description This reader focuses on the theoretical background and the theological foundations of pastoral theology in order to give both undergraduate and graduate students all of the information necessary to become competent in the study of pastoral theology. A preface from John Paton and a comprehensive introductory section provide a critical overview and introduction to the field of pastoral studies within the context of modern theology, together with a historical perspective on the development of the discipline in the modern era. Further sections focus on the methods of pastoral theology, relating theory to practice, and on the evaluation of pastoral theology.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9.01" Width: 6.03" Height: 0.78" Weight: 1.15 lbs.
Release Date Feb 8, 2000
ISBN 0631207457 ISBN13 9780631207450
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More About John Patton, Woodward & S. Pattison S.
The Revd Dr James Woodward is Master of the Foundation of Lady Katherine Leveson, Temple Balsall, and is the Bishop's Advisor for Health and Social Care in the Diocese of Birmingham.
Dr Stephen Pattison is currently Senior Research Fellow in Pastoral Theology, University of Wales, Cardiff.
John Patton is Professor of Theology at Columbia Theological Seminary, Georgia.
John Patton has an academic affiliation as follows - Columbia Theological Seminary Georgia.