The lived theology circulation is outfitted at the paintings of an rising iteration of theologians and students who pursue study, instructing, and writing as a sort of public discipleship, prompted by way of the conviction that theology can improve lived event. This volume--based on a two-year collaboration with the undertaking on Lived Theology on the collage of Virginia--offers a sequence of illustrations and types of lived theology, in dialog with different significant methods to the non secular interpretation of embodied life.

Lived theology starts off with a modest suggestion: How could theological writing, examine, and instructing be re-imagined to interact with lived event, whereas nonetheless contributing to educational scholarship? The members reflect on this question in various contexts, together with cities in Mississippi suffering from histories of racist violence; a homeless look after in Atlanta; scholars volunteering with religion dependent firms in Columbus, Ohio; church buildings within the Democratic Republic of Congo; and a school lecture room within the MidWest.

Answers to, and explorations of this query shape the narrative framework of this ebook. in the back of this question is the theological conviction that in the lived event of religion groups lies a wealth of perception on subject matters that experience lengthy occupied the eye of scholars--morality, justice, grace, reconciliation, and redemption.

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