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Welcome to the website of the International Academy of Practical Theology (IAPT), a scientific community dedicated to the the study of and critical reflection on practical theological thought and action. At present, IAPT has members from over 20 countries. On this website you will find a list of IAPT members, the by-laws of the Academy, a brief history, newsletters, and upcoming events.

Our Mission

The purpose of the International Academy of Practical Theology is the study of and critical reflection on practical theological thought and action. This critical reflection should be pursued with attention to the various historical and cultural contexts in which practical theology is done. Out of respect for the diversity of these contexts, the Academy seeks to promote international, interracial, and ecumenical dialogue and understanding.

2015 Conference – Pretoria

Where: Pretoria, South Africa

When: 16 – 20 July 2015

Theme: Practicing Ubuntu: Practical Theological Perspectives on Injustice, Personhood and Human Dignity

See conference page for more information.