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Sep
22

Durham Conference September 2018 – what did you miss?

Ecclesiology and Ethnography Conference 2018 – a Personal Account For some years now, Durham has been hosting several scholars in the network of Ecclesiology and Ethnography (EE). The annual conference brings both junior and senior researchers interested in the intersection of ethnography and theology. At each event, they showcase diverse ongoing projects and findings in […]

By Jasper Bosman | Network News
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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 […]

By Jasper Bosman | Network News
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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 […]

By Jasper Bosman | Network News
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Feb
18

The Use of Ethnography for Theological Purposes (Friday, November 17, 2017: 1-4pm at the AAR)

This workshop is for theologians and ethicists currently using ethnography in their research. At least half of our time will be spent in small groups (max: 4 people) to workshop participants’ current projects with an experienced group leader (to maximize the possibility for vibrant conversation across common themes of concern, the groups’ makeup will be […]

By Avril Baigent | Network News
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Feb
04

Scharen Publishes Important New Book

Dr. Christian Scharen, Vice-President for Research at Auburn Theological Seminary and Network Coordinator, has just published an important new book with Baker Academic: Fieldwork in Theology: Exploring the Social Context of God’s Work in the World. Congratulations, Chris!   From the Publisher In this addition to the acclaimed The Church and Postmodern Culture series, leading practical theologian […]

By tksnyder | Network News
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Jul
23

New MA Module to be taught by Prof. Pete Ward

Study Ecclesiology and Ethnography at Durham University In recent debates the study of the Church has become central to many theological and missional conversations. Church here might be understood very broadly as any kind of Christian action in the world and in society. So it can include for instance worship and political engagement, or community […]

By Timothy K. Snyder | Network News
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Oct
31

Ward Appointed Professorial Fellow at Durham

We are pleased to share that Prof. Pete Ward, network coordinator, has been appointed Professorial Fellow in Ecclesiology and Ethnography at St. John’s College and the Department of Theology at Durham University. Commenting on the new position, Pete said, “Durham has become something of a home for EE – well now students can study there all the […]

By Timothy K. Snyder | Network News
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