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  • Practical Theology in Progress

    Showcasing an emerging discipline

    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 – 2018-12-01 
    Routledge

  • Practical Theology, Poetry and Reflective Practice

    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 – 2018-10-28 
    Routledge
    Explorations in Practical, Pastoral and Empirical Theology

  • Sin and Forgiveness

    New Responses in a Changing World

    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 – 2018-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Divine Knowledge

    A Kierkegaardian Perspective on Christian Education

    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 – 2018-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Misguided Morality

    Catholic Moral Teaching in the Contemporary Church

    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, Michael Winter argues that its effectiveness is not impressive.…

    Hardback – 2018-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Teresa of Avila

    Mystical Theology and Spirituality in the Carmelite Tradition

    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 – 2018-07-23 
    Routledge

  • Invitation to Research in Practical Theology

    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

  • Redefining Pilgrimage

    New Perspectives on Historical and Contemporary Pilgrimages

    Edited by Antón M. Pazos

    Exploring what does and what does not constitute pilgrimage, Redefining Pilgrimage draws together a wide variety of disciplines including politics, anthropology, history, religion and sociology. Leading contributors offer a broad range of case studies from a wide geographical area, exploring new…

    Paperback – 2018-04-25
    Routledge
    Compostela International Studies in Pilgrimage History and Culture

  • Academic Vocation in the Church and Academy Today

    'And With All Of Your Mind'

    Edited by Shaun C. Henson, Michael J. Lakey

    This book explores the vital, common, yet surprisingly often misunderstood and neglected vocation of people gifted to combine academic and priestly roles in church, church-related, and secular academic contexts. The works of those who unite priestly and academic functions into one vocation have…

    Paperback – 2018-04-13
    Routledge

  • Practical Theology and Pierre-André Liégé

    Radical Dominican and Vatican II Pioneer

    By Nicholas Bradbury

    Pierre-André Liégé, one of the foremost French theologians of the 20th century, influenced John XXIII and Paul VI, and sat on Vatican II committees with both the future John Paul II and Benedict VI. Fifty years on from Vatican II is a good time to remember the decade of dramatic struggle and…

    Paperback – 2018-02-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Ecclesiology

  • A Philosophy of Christian Materialism

    Entangled Fidelities and the Public Good

    By Christopher Baker, Thomas A. James, John Reader

    A Philosophy of Christian Materialism offers a new religious engagement with the public sphere via means of interdisciplinary analysis and empirical examples, developing what the authors call a Relational Christian Realism building upon interaction with contemporary Philosophy of Religion. The book…

    Paperback – 2018-02-12
    Routledge
    Intensities: Contemporary Continental Philosophy of Religion

  • Poetry and the Religious Imagination

    The Power of the Word

    By Francesca Bugliani Knox, David Lonsdale

    What is the role of spiritual experience in poetry? What are the marks of a religious imagination? How close can the secular and the religious be brought together? How do poetic imagination and religious beliefs interact? Exploring such questions through the concept of the religious imagination,…

    Paperback – 2018-02-12
    Routledge

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