Conversations: Where do we speak? (Episode 16)

Emmanuel Buteau (Haitian Institute of Atlanta) returns to Liminal Theology for another "Conversations" episode of the Liminal Theology Podcast. Here Emmanuel and Jonathan Best explore contemporary issues and concerns through practical theology and liminality.  In this episode, Emmanuel and Jonathan discuss the question, "Where do we speak?" They explore the power of place and problems … Continue reading Conversations: Where do we speak? (Episode 16)

The Purgatory of the Future

The most powerful and the deepest reality exists where everything enters into the effective action, without reserve the whole man [or woman] and God the all-embracing – the united I and the boundless Thou. Martin Buber, I and Thou, 89. The progress of time is exhausting. Seemingly against our will, we're pushed forward toward growing uncertainty … Continue reading The Purgatory of the Future

Liminal Symbol

A symbol has truth: it is adequate to the revelation it expresses. A symbol is true: it is the expression of a true revelation. Religious symbols are double-edged. They are directed toward the infinite which they symbolize and toward the finite through which they symbolize it. They force the infinite down to finitude and the finite up to infinity. They open … Continue reading Liminal Symbol