practical theology

noun

Definition of practical theology

: the study of the institutional activities of religion (such as preaching, church administration, pastoral care, and liturgics)

First Known Use of practical theology

1828, in the meaning defined above

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“Practical theology.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/practical%20theology. Accessed 7 Dec. 2021.

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