Flows of worship in the network society: liminality as heuristic concept in Practical Theology beyond action theory

@inproceedings{Barnard2010FlowsOW,
  title={Flows of worship in the network society: liminality as heuristic concept in Practical Theology beyond action theory},
  author={M. Barnard},
  year={2010}
}
In this article it is demonstrated why and how liminality has developed into a key concept in Practical Theology, in particular in Liturgical Studies. Liminality began its voyage at the beginning of the 20th century as indication of the phase “betwixt and between” distinguished social and spatial stages in rites of passage (Van Gennep, 1960). Among its defining qualities were autonomy and in-stability. In the sixties it developed into a more permanent state, in which “communitas” could come… CONTINUE READING

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