Two Merchants, One Tale: Constructing Justice Through Artistic Encounter in Haiti

Note: This essay is part of a chapter from a book currently in-progress. Emmanuel Buteau has graciously shared this with Liminal Theology. The Haitian sun is a wonder to behold. It evokes the miraculous every time it announces the dawn of a new day. Rising, it gives rest to the denizens of the night such … Continue reading Two Merchants, One Tale: Constructing Justice Through Artistic Encounter in Haiti

In-Between Patriotism

This essay originally appeared on Progressive Southern Theologians (www.progressivesoutherntheologians.com). I encourage you to click the link for more progressive theological explorations of US politics, history, and religion.  Like every other country, ours has a lot to be proud of and a lot to be ashamed of. But a nation cannot reform itself unless it takes … Continue reading In-Between Patriotism

Who Cares?

The struggle begins with men's recognition that they have been destroyed. Propaganda, management, manipulation - all arms of domination - cannot be the instruments of their rehumanization. The only effective instrument is a humanizing pedagogy in which the revolutionary leadership establishes a permanent relationship of dialogue with the oppressed. - Paulo Freire, Pedagogy of the … Continue reading Who Cares?