Revisionist practical theology and the meaning of public discourse

  title={Revisionist practical theology and the meaning of public discourse},
  author={D. Tracy},
  journal={Pastoral Psychology},
  • D. Tracy
  • Published 1977
  • Sociology
  • Pastoral Psychology
The author asks how practical theology can help a pluralist public by encouraging a public discussion of value issues. The aim of practical theology is to allow practice to inform theory; he seeks to allow the pastoral and religious praxis of the Christian life and the social, cultural, and political praxis of the wider society to inform each other, and thus practical theology. He begins by stating his assumptions, i.e., his way of understanding the issue of human responsibility in American… Expand