Category: church in society

Women Speak, Men Share, and Everyone Rush! Paper

Prophetic Consciousness, Junkanoo and the Church in Bahamian Society Abstract Using the essential concepts of royal consciousness and prophetic consciousness from the biblical scholar Walter Brueggemann’s The Prophetic Imagination this paper explores the dialectical tension at the heart of the Church and Junkanoo (a carnival-like street festival) relationship in contemporary Bahamian society. In doing so […]

“To evangelize the people and the culture” Paper

This paper explores the current missionary policy of the Catholic Church in Cuba, focusing on the historical roots of the church’s agency within the revolutionary reality, and the current plan of evangelisation that suggests the church is both invested in cooperation with the Cuban state and portraying itself as a voice of critical otherness in the Cuban revolutionary society.