Pastoral theology Products

  • Theological Reflection

    Processes of learning and patterns of belief, 1st Edition

    By Alison Le Cornu, Zoë Bennett

    Theological reflection lies at the heart of practical theology. There is an increasingly robust collection of literature focusing on it. However, little attention has been given to what reflection is or what it looks like when practised ’theologically’. This gap may account for some of the ongoing…

    Hardback – 2019-02-28 
    Routledge
    Explorations in Practical, Pastoral and Empirical Theology

  • Ecclesial Leadership as Friendship

    1st Edition

    By Chloe Lynch

    When it comes to talking about the activity of directing the church, the language of leadership and leaders is increasingly popular. Yet what is leadership – and how might theological narratives better resource the discourse and practice of leadership in ecclesial contexts? In identifying and…

    Hardback – 2019-02-15 
    Routledge
    Explorations in Practical, Pastoral and Empirical Theology

  • Practical Theology, Poetry and Reflective Practice

    1st Edition

    By Mark Pryce

    In recent years there has been an increased drive in all professions, as well as amongst clergy, for a greater measure of rigour in education, training and development. In this process of professionalization, little attention is paid to the inner shape of learning and meaning-making for individuals…

    Hardback – 2019-01-15 
    Routledge
    Explorations in Practical, Pastoral and Empirical Theology

  • God in Things

    A New Theology of Everyday Life, 1st Edition

    By Heather Walton

    This book is founded upon the understanding that things matter to people. Exploring the renewing of practical theology through critical attention to the values and practices of everyday life, this book looks at how recent cultural and epistemological shifts have generated new agendas for…

    Hardback – 2019-01-15 
    Routledge
    Explorations in Practical, Pastoral and Empirical Theology

  • Practical Theology in Progress

    Showcasing an emerging discipline, 1st Edition

    Edited by Nigel Rooms, Zoë Bennett

    Practical Theology has emerged as an important discipline in recent decades, making a major contribution both in the academy and amongst reflective practitioners on the ground. The Journal Practical Theology celebrated its tenth anniversary in 2018 and this book presents ten journal articles chosen…

    Hardback – 2018-12-19 
    Routledge

  • Sex and Broken Boundaries in the Catholic Church

    The consequences and implications of the sex abuse crisis, 1st Edition

    Edited by Christopher C. H. Cook, Paul D. Murray, Marcus Pound

    The Roman Catholic Church, along with other religious and non-religious institutions, has been embroiled in a series of sexual abuse scandals during the last decades. In response, a variety of important measures have been introduced to eradicate the possibility of further abuse, with particular…

    Hardback – 2018-12-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Religion

  • Sin and Forgiveness

    New Responses in a Changing World, 1st Edition

    By Kay Carmichael

    This title was first published in 2003.  If hopes of redemption go too, will revenge take the place of forgiveness? Kay Carmichael explores these dilemmas in this topical and provocative book. Western attitudes to crime were in the past rooted in concepts of sin, and therefore of hopes for…

    Hardback – 2018-11-12 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Divine Knowledge

    A Kierkegaardian Perspective on Christian Education, 1st Edition

    By David Willows

    This title was first published in 2001. How can Truth be learned? Christian theology has too often sought to answer this question with reference to the teaching of Socrates, and the development of ideas from Augustine to the Enlightenment has consistently affirmed a basic affiliation between…

    Hardback – 2018-11-12 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Misguided Morality

    Catholic Moral Teaching in the Contemporary Church, 1st Edition

    By Michael M. Winter

    This title was first published in 2002. Misguided Morality presents a survey of how the Catholic moral programme has failed to make a decisive impact on the behaviour of the Church's members. Despite a cogent theology of human conduct, The author argues that its effectiveness is not impressive.…

    Hardback – 2018-10-29 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Religion, Equalities, and Inequalities

    1st Edition

    Edited by Dawn Llewellyn, Sonya Sharma

    Presenting cutting edge research on how religion can confront and obscure social inequalities in everyday life, Religion, Equalities and Inequalities argues that when religion is left out of social scientific analyses, it can result in incomplete analyses that conceal pathways to social inclusion…

    Paperback – 2018-09-18
    Routledge

  • Teresa of Avila

    Mystical Theology and Spirituality in the Carmelite Tradition, 1st Edition

    Edited by Peter Tyler, Edward Howells

    This innovative book offers an original insight into the context and times of St Teresa of Avila (1515 – 1582) as well as exploring her contemporary relevance from the perspective of some of the foremost thinkers and scholars in the Teresian field today including Professors Julia Kristeva, Rowan…

    Paperback – 2018-07-25
    Routledge

  • Invitation to Research in Practical Theology

    1st Edition

    By Zoë Bennett, Elaine Graham, Stephen Pattison, Heather Walton

    Practical theology as a subject area has grown and become more sophisticated in its methods and self-understanding over the last few decades. This book provides a complete and original research primer in the major theories, approaches and methods at the cutting-edge of research in contemporary…

    Paperback – 2018-05-29
    Routledge

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