Date of Submission

11-2013

Abstract

Practical theology is an emerging discipline with divergent understandings of what practical theology is and a plethora of theological methods on offer. Indicative of the nascent state of the discipline is the lack of an agreed-upon name. At times the prefixes “pastoral” and “practical” are used interchangeably; at other times the prefixes are sharply differentiated.

Underpinning the current thesis is the belief that for practical theology to be taken seriously it needs to have a clear definition, and to know the manner whereby it relates to other theological disciplines and to the human sciences...

School/Institute

School of Theology

Document Type

Thesis

Access Rights

Open Access

Extent

303 pages

Degree Name

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Faculty

Faculty of Theology and Philosophy

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