Welcome to Association of Practical Theology in Oceania (APTO)

APTO is an ecumenical professional association for researchers, scholars and/or practitioners in the geographic area of Oceania in the field of practical theology. Members have a scholarly interest in the discipline demonstrated by publications and/or other scholarly and practical accomplishments, including a research degree allied to practical theology.

2017 Conference

Santa Teresa Spirituality Centre & Stradbroke Island, QLD, Australia

19-23 April 2017

Explorations in Practical Theology: Engaging the Politics of Division

Mission Statement

APTO seeks to be a community of faith and research, a community of practical theologians whose members work together through scholarship and service to bring the

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Aims

The purpose of the APTO is the study of and critical reflection upon practical theological thought and action in the Oceania region. APTO strives to be alert to the variety of historical

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Constitution

APTO seeks to be a community of faith and research, a community of practical theologians whose members work together through scholarship and service to bring the

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Membership

The Membership Fee for the period of 1 July 2016 - 30 June 2017, is AU$50.00 (contact The Treasurer, Zachariah Duke, regarding compariable rates within the Oceanic region and the possibility for student/concession/unwaged rates).

Click here to download the Membership Application/Renewal Form ( PDF or Word)
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Publications

Maher, A. (Ed.) (2015). Explorations in Practical Theology: Bridging the Divide Between Faith, Theology and Life. Hindmarsh, SA: ATF Press.

“This is a must read for practical theologians everywhere... there is an engaging, even unique, freshness in the manner in which the [authors]

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