Search this journal:     Advanced search
Original Research

What makes theological education "theological"? A South African story on the -integrity of theological education

P.J. Robinson, D.J. Smit

Verbum et Ecclesia; Skrif en Kerk: Vol 17, No 2 (1996), 405-419. doi: 10.4102/ve.v17i2.463

Submitted: 21 September 1996
Published:  21 April 1996

Abstract

What makes theological education "theological"? A South Arican story on the iniegrity of theological education

David Tracy claims that the contemporary emergence of a sociological imagination is as crucial for theological self-consciousness as the earlierrise of historical consciousness among theologians. The authors are of the opinion that the rapid and fundamental social changes in South African society over the past few years have accelerated this "emergence of a sociological imagination" amongst South African theologians. In three sections, they point to three clusters of questions that have therefore become increasingly important, namely questions related to the growing awareness of the crucial role of social location or context, questions arising from a growing acknowledgement of public responsibility, and
questions concerning the integrity of theological education, i.e. the question on what makes theological education "theological".


Full Text:  |  PDF (1MB)

Author affiliations

P.J. Robinson,
D.J. Smit,

Metrics

Total abstract views: 503
Total article views: 597

Cited-By

No related citations found

Comments on this article

Before posting your comment, please read our policy.
Post a Comment (Login required)


ISSN: 1609-9982 (print) | ISSN: 2074-7705 (online)

Connect on: Facebook, Twitter, Google+, LinkedIn and YouTube

Subscribe to our newsletter

All articles published in this journal are licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0) license, unless otherwise stated.

Website design & content: ©2016 AOSIS (Pty) Ltd. All rights reserved. No unauthorised duplication allowed.

AOSIS Publishing | Empowering Africa through access to knowledge
Postnet Suite #110, Private Bag X19, Durbanville, South Africa, 7551
Tel: 086 1000 381 
Tel: +27 21 975 2602 
Fax: 086 5004 974

publishing(AT)aosis.co.za replace (AT) with @

Please read the privacy statement.