Lee University Catalog 2017-2018 
    
    Aug 21, 2018  
Lee University Catalog 2017-2018 [Archived Catalog]

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MMST 534 - Practical Theology


 

This course introduces students to the discipline of practical theology by engaging theological reflection upon the practice of ministry and church life. Rather than remaining in a contemplative mode of the traditional theological task, practical theology stresses the transformative character of doing theology by examining the underlying theological assumptions and foundations of the church’s life and praxis. Students will learn to assess the church’s actions for what they could or should be from a theological standpoint, yet also learn to describe and assess these actions as they truly exist. This theological and practical examination of the church will focus on areas where thought and praxis overlap.

Credit Hours: 3



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