9780802867261

Perspectives on Ecclesiology and Ethnography

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    9780802867261

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    080286726X

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2012-03-15
  • Publisher: Eerdmans Pub Co
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Summary

Within the disciplines of religious studies, systematic theology, and practical theology there exists a divide between empirical and theological analyses of the church. Each volume in the cross-disciplinary series Studies in Ecclesiology and Ethnography attempts to address this gap by exploring the methodological and substantive issues that arise from both theological and empirical studies of the church's practices and social reality.

Author Biography

Pete Ward is senior lecturer in youth ministry and theological education at King's College London. His other books include Participation and Mediation: A Practical Theology for the Liquid Church and Mass Culture: The Interface of Eucharist and Mission.

Table of Contents

Contributorsp. vii
Introductionp. 1
The Proposal
Ecclesiology and Ethnography: Two Disciplines, Two Worlds?p. 13
Attention and Conversationp. 36
Ecclesiology "From the Body": Ethnographic Notes toward a Carnal Theologyp. 50
"Where Is Your Church?" Moving toward a Hospitable and Sanctified Ethnographyp. 71
The Conversation
Charting the "Ethnographic Turn": Theologians and the Study of Christian Congregationsp. 95
The Cultivation of Theological Vision: Theological Attentiveness and the Practice of Ministryp. 107
Interpreting a Situation: When Is "Empirical" Also "Theological"?p. 124
Generating Christian Political Theory and the Uses of Ethnographyp. 145
Practical Ecclesiology: What Counts as Theology in Studying the Church?
Ecclesiology, Ethnography, and God: An Interplay of Reality Descriptionsp. 182
"In the Society of God": Some Principles of Ecclesiologyp. 200
The Church "Taking Form" in Mission: Reimagining Family Ministries within the Missio Deip. 223
Indexp. 244
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