Opening the Field of Practical Theology An IntroductionApril 25, 2014 By Collegeville Institute Kathleen A. Cahalan, ed. Gordon S. Mikoski, ed. Lantham, MD, Rowman & Littlefield, 2014 Visit this title on the publisher's website » Opening the Field of Practical Theology introduces students to practical theology through an examination of fifteen different approaches—ranging from feminist to liberationist, Roman Catholic to evangelical, Asian American to Latino/a. After an introduction to the field of practical theology and its broad range of practice today, the book features chapters written by leading experts in the discipline. Each chapter has an identical structure to facilitate comparison, covering historical context, key features and figures, norms and sources of authority, theory-practice, contexts, interdisciplinary considerations, areas of current and future research, and suggested readings. Opening the Field of Practical Theology is an ideal introduction to the field, highlighting the diverse ways practical theology is engaged today. Like this post? Subscribe to have new posts sent to you by email the same day they are posted.