Definition of pastoral theology in English:

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pastoral theology

noun

[mass noun]
Christian theology that considers religious truth in relation to spiritual needs.
Example sentences
  • The book should be welcomed and studied by pastors, theologians, and church professionals as an excellent, interdisciplinary text on which to draw for the teaching of social ethics, pastoral theology, and marketplace theology.
  • He takes issue with this distinction, using historical and philosophical examples to point to the way in which pastoral theology, as with theology, is developed in response to particular historical and incidental contexts.
  • Is the larger academic field of theology and related traditional disciplines prepared to include, learn from and support the kind of contextualized theological reflection that pastoral theology represents?

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