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By Bonnie J. Miller-McLemore

For the earlier fifty years, students in either pastoral and functional theology have tried to recapture human spiritual event and perform as crucial websites for theological engagement -- redefining within the procedure what theology is, the way it is finished, and who does it. during this publication Bonnie J. Miller-McLemore exhibits how this development in scholarship has ended in an increased subject material, alternative routes of realizing, and richer phrases for research in doing Christian theology.

Tracing greater than twenty years of her personal look for a extra inclusive self-discipline -- person who really grapples with theology in the middle of existence -- Christian Theology in Practice indicates not just the place Miller-McLemore herself has traveled within the box but additionally how pastoral and functional theology has constructed in this time. taking a look ahead, Miller-McLemore calls at the academy and Christian congregations to disrupt traditional theological obstacles and to recognize the multiplicity of shapes and locations during which the "wisdom of God" appears..

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