Item description for Practical Theology: Charismatic and Empirical Perspective (Studies in Pentecostal and Charismatic Issues) by Mark J. Cartledge & William K. Kay...
Overview "Integrates charismatic and empirical perspectives in practical theology in a new and unique way. Consultant Editors: Max Turner, Andrew Walker Series Editors: Mark Cartledge, Neil Hudson, Keith Warrington Studies in Charismatic an Pentecostal Issues is a new series of academic monographs, which explore issues of interest to charismatic and Pentecostal scholars, students and leaders. The book will be multi-disciplinary covering: *Biblical studies on the Spirit and spiritual gifts *Historical studies on Pentecostal-charismatic Christianity *Pentecostal-charismatic theological studies *Empirical analysis of contemporary Pentecostal-charismatic Christianity This is the only book on practical theology from a charismatic viewpoint. It is unique in intergrating charismatic and empirical perspectives in practical theology, exemplifying both qualitative and quantitative methods of research. In Part One Mark Cartledge offers a proposal for practical theology, reviewing the ways in which theology, and especially practical theology, has related to the social sciences, Charismatic Spirituality an theories of truth and knowledge. Part Two progresses into six empirical studies on Charismatic Worship, glossolalia and postmodernity, women and prophetic activity, the 'Toronto Blessing', healing and socialization. Each chapter ends with methodological reflection and suggestions for renewed theological praxis, enforcing the value of such methods of study for an understanding of charismatic Christianity."
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 0.75" Width: 5.75" Height: 8.75" Weight: 0.85 lbs.
Release Date Aug 1, 2003
Publisher AUTHENTIC UK
Series Studies In Pentecostal And Chari
ISBN 1842272004 ISBN13 9781842272008
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More About Mark J. Cartledge & William K. Kay
Mark Cartledge, BA, MPhil, PhD (Wales) is Senior Lecturer in Pentecostal and Charismatic Theology at the University of Birmingham. Dr Cartledge has published numerous papers and books that provide some serious academic foundations to Pentecostalism including Encountering the Spirit: The Charismatic Tradition (Darton, Long and Todd), Practical Theology: Charismatic and Pentecostal Perspectives (Paternoster) and the forthcoming Testimony in the Spirit (Aldershot: Ashgate, Explorations in Pastoral, Practical and Empirical Theology series, 2010). Professor David Mills has a Personal Chair in the department of English Language and Literature at the University of Liverpool. His research interests are in the area of medieval English literature. He has co-edited the Chester Mystery Cycle for the Early English Text Society. His most recent monograph, Recycling the Cycle: The City of Chester and its Plays, was published by the University of Toronto Press (1999).