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Behoort Praktische Theologie tot de Cultural Studies?

M Barnard

Verbum et Ecclesia; Vol 26, No 3 (2005), 659-676. doi: 10.4102/ve.v26i3.244

Submitted: 03 October 2005
Published:  03 October 2005


In this article the author looks at the relation between Practical Theology and Cultural Studies.  After an introductory section in which it is demonstrated how theology could be seen as an inextricable part of what we call culture itself, the main discussion focuses on a number of fundamental theological remarks regarding the ways and borders between culture, faith and theology. Secondly, a closer look is taken at just what exactly culture is supposed to be. Finally, the place of Practical  Theology amidst other scientfic disciplines is considered.

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M Barnard, Universiteit van Pretoria, South Africa



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