Call for Papers for Practical Theology journal: Reflecting Theologically on COVID-19

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Date: June 2, 2020

Call for Papers for Practical Theology journal: Reflecting Theologically on COVID-19

Practical theologians are well-placed to respond to the current global pandemic involving the COVID-19 virus. Everything is changing and we know we haven’t been here before in responding locally and globally to such a threat to life. Theological reflection on our experience is vital and potentially life-giving in such a time. It seems only reasonable, therefore to dedicate an issue of the international journal Practical Theology before the end of 2020 to the current crisis. As editor, I am therefore sending out this call for papers to be shared as widely as possible. We are looking for original research, theological reflections and autoethnographies on any aspect of the crisis as well as poetry, art and even music. The kinds of subjects for reflection might be some of, but not limited to, these;

  • suffering & trauma
  • isolation
  • mass death
  • healthcare practices
  • economics
  • politics and public life
  • working solely online
  • the move to online teaching and learning in theology

The deadline for proposals of up to 500 words sent directly to the editor  is 31st May 2020. Authors will be informed within a week of that date whether their proposal is required for submission to peer review. Submission is no guarantee of eventual publication. All submissions must be completed by 31st August 2020.