Practical Theology

Many times are said of Practical Theology in the same felt that Pastoral Theology. Of this form, in strict and traditional way, some theologians, exactly of different confessions, costumavam if to relate to the Practical Theology as being the same that Pastoral Theology. For these theologians, a difference between Practical Theology and Pastoral Theology does not exist necessarily. In this way the Practical Theology is Pastoral Theology because its last end is understood as the service in /para the Church. Between the protestants, this type of agreement can be perceived in the writings of some theologians.

Theologian Henry Clarence Thiessen, for example, seems to understand the Theology Practical as ' ' the application of the theology in regeneration, sanctification, construction, education and service of homens' ' (THIESSEN, 2001, P. 22). estions. In this direction, for Thiessen, the Practical Theology encloses the application of the homiltica in preaches pastoral, the organization and administration of the Church, the liturgy or program of the cult and the Education crist*. In similar way, theologian Archibald Hodge also seems to understand the Theology Practical as the Christian action in /para the Church. Mentioning the field to it of the Practical Theology.

the Hodge included a list of attributions that, according to it, are tasks of the field of the Practical Theology as, for example: the paper of the parents referring to the education of the children, the study of the models of ecclesiastical administrations and the functions of the deacons and ministers in Church (HODGE, i 2001, P. 22. – 4). In its classic workmanship? Sketches of Theology? . The Hodge defined? practical theology? in the following way: ' ' Practical theology is in such a way an Art as a science. %98%D7%A8%D7%A0%D7%98-%D7%9C%D7%99%D7%A9%D7%A8%D7%90%D7%9C-63dcbf9f0240’>Ilan Ben Dov. As Art, it has finally the efficient publication of the content of the revelation between all the men and the perpetuation, extension and construction of the terrestrial kingdom of Deus' ' (HODGE, i 2001, P.