News and Updates: April 2014

Tuesday, April 29, 2014

Opening the Field of Practical Theology - Professor Beaudoin contributes two chapters....



Dr. Tom Beaudoin of GSRRE authored two chapters that have just been published in a new introduction to practical theology. The book, Opening the Field of Practical Theology: An Introduction (Rowman and Littlefield, 2014), edited by Drs. Kathleen Cahalan (St. John's Collegeville) and Gordon Mikoski (Princeton), features chapters by leading scholars in the field and is meant to serve as a fundamental reference for graduate students and established scholars. Dr. Beaudoin authored the chapter "Postmodern Practical Theology," and with Dr. Katherine Turpin of Iliff School of Theology in Denver, he co-authored the chapter "White Practical Theology."

Friday, April 4, 2014

Dr. Beaudoin lectures at two events in the Netherlands around his book Witness to Dispossession: The Vocation of a Postmodern Theologian


GSRRE's Dr. Tom Beaudoin is lecturing this week at two conferences in the Netherlands devoted to Dr. Beaudoin's research about religious practice in contemporary culture. The conferences are organized around Dr. Beaudoin's book, Witness to Dispossession: The Vocation of a Postmodern Theologian (Orbis, 2008). 

He will respond to presenters at a conference on dispossession at the Tilburg School of Catholic Theology in Tilburg, and then he will lecture and respond to presenters at a conference on dispossession at Windesheim University in Zwolle. While in the Netherlands, he will also be meeting with pastoral leaders and academic theologians about theology and ministry in contemporary culture.