CFP: The International Conference on Practical Theology

Submission deadline: December 22, 2021

Conference date(s):
March 7, 2022 - March 9, 2022

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Conference Venue:

imam sadiq university
Tehrān, Iran

Topic areas


This conference provides an opportunity for dialogues among scholars from all over the world concerning practical theology. Practical theology as an interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary academic field, considering mankind’s concerns, creates an atmosphere of scientific discussions in the spheres of theology, sociology, psychology, education, health, economy, management, etc. We hope that this conference can lay a groundwork for the future conferences, which will deal with more specific issues in this field.

Conference Issues:

Conceptology of Practical Theology

·        The Status of Practical Theology in Relation to Other Kinds of Theology

·        The Network of Problems Concerning the Practical Theology

·        Practical Theology and Historical-Geographical Requirements

 Thinking Patterns in the Field of Practical Theology

·        Existentialist Theology

·        Hermeneutical Theology

·        Phenomenological Theology

·        Humanistic Theology

·        Narrative Theology

·        Postfoundational Theology

·        Comparative Theology

·        Pastoral Theology

Practical Theology and Society

·        Practical Theology and Gender

·        Practical Theology and Interfaith Dialogues

·        Practical Theology and Ministry

·        Practical Theology and Health

·        Practical Theology and Art

Practical Theology and Other Fields of Knowledge

·        Practical Theology and Education System

·        Practical Theology and Economy

·        Practical Theology and Politics (Peace, Violence, Terror and Takfīr)

·        Practical Theology and Management

·        Practical Theology and Religious Texts

·        Practical Theology Derived from Traditional Sciences

Practical Theology and Human’s Concerns

·        Practical Theology and Hope

·        Practical Theology and Spirituality

·        Practical Theology and Death, Suffering and Disease

Scientific Board:

Reza Akbari, Imam Sadiq University/ Amir Abbas Alizamani, University of Tehran/ Muhammad Asghari, University of Tabriz/ Abbas Ashrafi, Allameh Tabataba'i University/ Hossein Atrak, University of Zanjan/ Reza Berenjkar, Farabi Campus, University of Tehran/ Kent Burreson,  Concordia Seminary, St. Louis, USA/ Abdulla Galadari, Khalifa University, Abu Dhabi, UAE/ Mohsen Ghanbari, Al-Mustafa International University/ Ahad Faramarz Ghramaleki,  University of Tehran/Joshua Hollmann, Concordia University St. Paul., USA/ Hossein Hooshangi, Imam Sadiq University/ Leila Hooshangi, Alzahra University/ Hud Hudson, Western Washington University, Washington, USA/ Mohsen Javadi, University of Qom/ Ghasem Kakaie, Shiraz University/ Amirhossein Khodaparast, Iranian Research Institute of Philosophy/ Najaf Lakzaee, Islamic Sciences and Culture Academy/ Mohammadhossein Mahdavinejad, Payame Noor University/ Jahangir Masoudi, Ferdowsi University Of Mashhad/ Thaddeus Metz, University of Johannesburg, South Africa/ Majid Mollayousefi, Imam khomeini international university/ Yujin Nagasawa, University of Birmingham, UK/ Naeimeh Pourmohammadi, University of Religions and Denominations/ Qodratullah Qorbani, Iranian Association for Philosophy of Religion/ Joshua Ralston, University of Edinburgh, Scotland/ Rasoul Rasoulipour, Kharazmi University/ Sajjad Rizvi, University of Exeter, England/ Mohammad Saeedi Mehr, Tarbiat Modares University/ Maryam Salem, Shahid Beheshti University/ Gholamhossein Tavakoly, University of Isfahan/ Tahir Uluç, Necmettin Erbakan University/ Klaus von Stosch,  University of Bonn, Germany/ Edward Wierenga, University of Rochester, USA    

Conference date: March 7, 2022- March 9, 2022

The conference will be held totally virtually.

Abstract submission deadline: December 22, 2021

Notification of acceptance: January 5, 2022

Paper submission deadline: February 4, 2022

Announcement of the presentations’ schedule: February 20, 2022

Abstract Features:

·        250 to 300 words

·         at least 3 keywords

Paper Features:

·        1500 to 2000 words

·        APA 7th edition citation style

All Proposals (which can be in English, Arabic, and Persian) should be sent through:

For any further information, contact us: [email protected]

There is no cost for attending the conference, but registration is mandatory for participation. 

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