This is an updated, critically acclaimed set text on Contextual Theological Method. This is an updated, new edition of a critically acclaimed set text on Contextual Theological Method. "Let's Do Theology" is an intensely practical book drawing examples from parish life and educational experience in the UK and overseas. It will describe how to strike the balance between unthinking but faithful action and careful theological reflection. The book offers a proven method for contextual theology, with full analysis and radical critique. It enables ordinary women and men to take part in the theological enterprise (democratizing theology).
As one of the longest serving bishops in the present Church of England The Rt Revd Laurie Green, Bishop of Bradwell, has many bones to pick with the institution he serves. He has years of experience in parishes and running theological courses helping clergy and laity to engage in exciting contextual theology. Twice the author of a Church Times 'book of the year', his recent publications include 'The Impact of the Global - an urban theology' (Church House) and 'Urban Ministry and the Kingdom of God' (SPCK).
PART I: DESCRIBING THE PROCESS; Chapter 1: Transforming Theology; Chapter 2: A New Way to Do Theology; PART II: THE FOUR PHASES; Chapter 3: Starting from Experience; Chapter 4: Exploring; Chapter 5: Reflecting; Chapter 6: Responding; PART III: THINKING IT THROUGH; Chapter 7: Challenging implications; Chapter 8: Other Styles of Theologising; Chapter 9: Spirituality ~ Where will we find God?; Appendix: Survey of Sub-disciplines; Selected bibliography and contact addresses.