Back in May,
Dr. Chris Scharen
hosted a two-day conference at Luther which explored the interplay of
ecclesiology and ethnography
Dr. Terri Elton
offers some reflections on the meeting, and poses questions worth pondering:
What does it mean to bridge theology, in particular ecclesiology, and the social sciences? Is pursing such a bridge even a worthy endeavor? What motivates the search for this bridge? What benefit does such a pursuit have for the greater good?
In the room, ruminating on
How might qualitative research engage with theological research in a congregational setting? Dr. Pete Ward has some suggestions:
Humble Walk mission developer, Rev. Jodi Houge, reflects on the benefits of being broke.
From time to time we plan to post a "good question" at this blog, and deliberately invite responses. (We're overjoyed, of course, whenever anyone responds to any post here.)
This time I thought we could ask the same question
is asking in
her very thoughtful blog essay on worship and spiritual formation
. Amongst other questions she asks "
what's the difference between worship together and worship at the same time?
" Her essay offers a very thoughtful reflection on ecclesiology.