Whose presence do these hands convey? With what purpose do these gestures speak?The officiant moves with intent, hands and fingers motion across an empty void. They solicit, invite, and provoke what’s hidden to come forth.Gestures, oh how they speak! Motions overflowing with meaning.But whose presence does the officiant bring forth from the empty void?Open palms … Continue reading Ceremony
You can read the first part of this essay here The first part of this spiritual excursion on the life and experience of the Rich Young Man story in Mark’s Gospel (Mk. 10:17-22) was for the purpose of exploring disaffiliation and young people in the United States. The purpose of this second section is to … Continue reading Never Forget the Rich Young Man: The Liminality of Religious Faith Among Young People-Part 2
In this episode I talk with the Rev. Dr. Timothy Carson. Tim is a pastor, writer, theologian, and curator of The Liminality Project. Tim is also the author of Liminal Reality and Transformational Power and the editor of the anthology Neither Here nor There: The Many Voices of Liminality. Tim teaches a liminality seminar class … Continue reading Podcast: Timothy Carson Episode 5 Part 1
Exploration of Merton’s understanding of selflessness and liminal theology’s understanding of spaces in between.