IAPT Publications

IAPT Publications

Many important contributions in the realm of practical theology come from members of IAPT. We are working on a list of ‘essential readings’. Members can submit their suggestions.

IAPT supports the International Journal of Practical Theology

From 2019 on IAPT works on Open Access publication of the Academy’s conference volumes. Contents can be downloaded from the IAPT Conference Series website. The following Open Access volumes have been published:

16th IAPT Conference, Seoul, Korea, 2023

Publication In Progress… (Vol. 4)

15th IAPT Conference, Leuven, Belgium, 2021

Amy Casteel, Annemie Dillen, Jos de Kock, Armin Kummer (eds.)
Crisis, fear and hope: An introduction into practical theological reflections
International Academy of Practical Theology. Conference Series. Volume 3.
Link to the full Open Access issue

14th IAPT Conference, São Leopoldo, Brazil, 2019

Valburga Schmiedt Streck, Júlio Cézar Adam, Cláudio Carvalhaes (eds.)
(De)coloniality and religious practices: Liberating hope
International Academy of Practical Theology. Conference Series. Volume 2.
Link to the full Open Access issue

13th IAPT Conference, Oslo, Norway, 2017

Auli Vähäkangas, Sivert Angel, Kirstine Helboe Johansen (eds.)
Reforming practical theology: The politics of body and space
International Academy of Practical Theology. Conference Series. Volume 1.
Link to the full Open Access issue

The listing below includes the volumes with papers of previous IAPT conferences:

12th IAPT Conference, Pretoria, South Africa, 2015

Jaco Dreyer, Yolanda Dreyer, Edward Foley, Malan Nel (eds.)
Practicing Ubuntu: Practical Theological Perspectives on Injustice, Personhood and Human Dignity
272pp. ISBN-13: 978-3643908483. Buy at Amazon

11th IAPT Conference, Toronto, Canada, 2013

Pamela Couture, Robert Mager, Pamela McCarroll, Natalie Wigg-Stevenson (eds.)
Complex Identities in a Shifting World: Practical Theological Perspectives
216pp. ISBN-13: 978-3643905093. Buy at Amazon

10th IAPT Conference, Amsterdam, Netherlands, 2011

R. Ruard Ganzevoort, Rein Brouwer, Bonnie Miller-McLemore (eds.)
City of Desires: A Place for God?
216pp. ISBN-13: 978-3643903075. Buy at Amazon

9th IAPT Conference, Chicago, 2009

Edward Foley (ed.):
Religion, Diversity, and Conflict
Münster: LIT 2011 (Series: International Practical Theology 15).
312pp. ISBN-13: 978-3643900869. Buy at Amazon

8th IAPT Conference, Berlin, 2007

Wilhelm Gräb and Lars Charbonnier (eds.):
Secularization Theories, Religious Identity and Practical Theology: Developing International Practical Theology for the 21st Century
Münster: LIT 2009 (Series: International Practical Theology 7).
312pp. ISBN-13: 978-3825807986. Buy at Amazon

7th IAPT Conference, Brisbane, 2005

Hans-Georg Ziebertz and Friedrich Schweitzer (eds.):
Dreaming the Land: Theologies of Resistance and Hope
Münster: LIT 2007 (Series: International Practical Theology 5).
224pp. ISBN-13: 978-3825800826. Buy at Amazon

6th IAPT Conference, Manchester, 2003

Elaine Graham and Anne Rowlands (eds.):
Pathways to the Public Square: Practical Theology in an Age of Pluralism
Münster: LIT 2005 (Series: International Practical Theology 1).
328pp. ISBN-13: 978-3825884239. Buy at Amazon

5th IAPT Conference, Stellenbosch, 2001

Pamela D. Couture and Bonnie J Miller-McLemore (eds.):
Poverty, Suffering and HIV/AIDS
Cardiff: Cardiff Academic Press, 2003.
259pp. ISBN-13: 978-1899025312. Buy at Amazon

4th IAPT Conference, Quebec, 1999

Paul Ballard and Pamela Couture (eds.):
Creativity, Imagination and Criticism: The Expressive Dimension in Practical Theology
Cardiff: Cardiff Academic Press, 2001.
341pp. ISBN-13: 978-1899025244. Buy at Amazon

3rd IAPT Conference, Seoul, 1997

Paul Ballard and Pam Couture (eds.):
Globalisation and Difference: Practical Theology in a World Context
Cardiff: Cardiff Academic Press, 1999.
212pp. ISBN-13: 978-1899025114. Buy at Amazon