Practical Theology and Qualitative Research Paperback
Radical Christocentricism in Christian Theology
by Harriet Mowatt; John Swinton;
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Practical Theology and Qualitative Research
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Practical Theology and Qualitative Research Methods examines methodologies of the social sciences and questions how they can enable the task of theological reflection. They begin by tracing the development of practical theology as a discipline and comment on current methodological practices, and trace the movement from practical theology as applied theology, ie a discipline which simply takes data from the other theological disciplines (historical, systematic and biblical theology) towards a model which understands the practical theological task in terms of the theology of practice. The authors examine the relationship between qualitative and quantitative methods and highlight the significance of both for the task of practical theology. They also take the reader through the actual process of developing and carrying out a research project using the author's own research as case study examples. Case studies include: the rise in spirituality; the decline in church attendance, evidence-based medicine compared to needs-led assessments, the growth in chaplaincy and how it is understood as separate from parish ministry.
Practical Theology and Qualitative Research by Harriet Mowatt; John Swinton was published by SCM in January 2006 and is our 17361st best seller. The ISBN for Practical Theology and Qualitative Research is 9780334029809.
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|Author / Artist||Harriet Mowatt; John Swinton|
|Publisher||SCM (January 2006)|
|Number of Pages||278|
|Page last updated||23rd December 2017|