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A Theory of Religious Praxis in India

Introduction to Practical Theology in India – Part II

Roy Lazar A

Abstract

The first part of this International Report (IJPT 21.1) dealt with the theory of praxis in general, describing different approaches in pastoral care and various methods in theological reflection. It concluded with the question whether a ‘theological method’ exists that could be called specifically ‘Indian.’ Part II proceeds from this clue to explore the growth, Sitz im Leben, content and unique characteristics of Practical Theology in India.

Zusammenfassung

Ausgehend von systematischen und enzyklopädischen Erwägungen zur Praktischen Theologie führte der erste Teil dieses International Reports (IJPT 21.1) an die Frage heran, ob von einer spezifisch „indischen“ theologischen Methodik gesprochen werden kann. Diese Frage greift der vorliegende zweite Teil auf und erkundet die historische Entwicklung, den Sitz im Leben, den Gehalt und die charakteristischen Eigenarten Praktischer Theologie in Indien.

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Published Online: 2018-6-1
Published in Print: 2018-5-30

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