Author: Jasper Bosman

Feb
29

Celebrity Worship

A new book called Celebrity Worship, written by Pete Ward, is published in December, 2019. From the Publisher Celebrity Worship provides an introduction to the fascinating study of celebrity culture and religion. The book argues for celebrity as a foundational component for any consideration of the relationship between religion, media and culture. Celebrity worship is […]

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Feb
14

Call for Papers: Durham 2020

  Ecclesiology & Ethnography Conference   22th-24th September 2020 | St John’s College, Durham   Please note that the dates of this event have changed. The correct dates are 22-24 September 2020. This conference is part of The Network for Ecclesiology & Ethnography, which seeks to draw together scholars working with theological approaches to qualitative […]

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Dec
10

Doctoral Student Profile: Christine Bohlander

Christine Bohlander, Durham University, UK   Please tell something about yourself and your background I have worked in HE in the UK in language teaching, PGR training and in employability education since 2004. I started my part-time doctorate in the School of Education at Durham University in 2015 focusing on the experience of German-speaking theology […]

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Nov
01

Collaborative Practical Theology

A new book called Collaborative Practical Theology: Engaging Practitioners in Research on Christian Practices, written by Henk de Roest, is published on October 31, 2019. From the Publisher Collaborative Practical Theology documents and analyses research on Christian practices conducted by academic practical theologians in collaboration with practitioners of different kinds in Christian practices all around […]

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Sep
25

Megachurches and Social Engagement – A New Book

A new book called Megachurches and Social Engagement: Public Theology in Practice, written by Mark J. Cartledge, Sarah Dunlop, Heather Buckingham and Sophie Bremner, is published last summer. From the Publisher This book is the first detailed academic study of megachurches in the UK. In particular, it explores the nature and significance of social engagement […]

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Sep
21

Scandinavian Perspectives on Ecclesiology & Ethnography

A new volume called What Really Matters: Scandinavian Perspectives on Ecclesiology and Ethnography, edited by Jonas Ideström and Tone Stangeland Kaufman and with a foreword by Christian Scharen, is published last summer. From the Publisher This volume is about ecclesiology and ethnography and what really matters in such academic work. How does material from field studies […]

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Sep
21

Hospitable Witnessing – A New Book

Priscilla Sun Kyung Oh, Practical Theologian, just published a new book called Hospitable Witnessing: Using Autoethnography to Reflect Theologically on a Journey of Friendship and Mental Health Problems, with a foreword by John Swinton. From the Publisher Drawing on her own experience of befriending a person suffering from a long-term mental health challenge, Dr. Priscilla […]

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