Discovery of Habitus in the Holiday

What is habitus? A concise definition using Bourdieu’s own terminology “is a property of actors (whether individuals, groups or institutions) that comprises a structured and structuring structure” (Maton 2014, 50). In other words, one’s past and present, such as family experience, can be a structured system within which habitus operates in a structuring manner to … Continue reading Discovery of Habitus in the Holiday

Borderlands of the Bridge Prophet: A Reflection on John the Baptist as a Liminal Figure

John the Baptist, as the forerunner of Christ, is known as the “bridge prophet” for crying out in the wilderness: “Prepare the way of the Lord make his paths straight.” But what may we learn from him as liminal figure for today (one who was on the margins or at the threshold of a greater … Continue reading Borderlands of the Bridge Prophet: A Reflection on John the Baptist as a Liminal Figure