Lens of Liminality: A Reflection on Faith Sharing in Young Adult Retreat Ministry

@article{Nagy2018LensOL,
  title={Lens of Liminality: A Reflection on Faith Sharing in Young Adult Retreat Ministry},
  author={T. Nagy},
  journal={Journal of Youth and Theology},
  year={2018},
  volume={17},
  pages={40-60}
}
  • T. Nagy
  • Published 2018
  • Sociology
  • Journal of Youth and Theology
This article presents a reflection on a Catholic retreat for young adults, focusing on participation in faith sharing. After describing the retreat, the author incorporates the thought of Victor Turner, primarily his concept of communitas , to explain why a retreat can be a setting which prompts the sharing of such deep testimonies of faith. The cultural forms of symbols, rituals, sacred space, silence, and solitude converge to form a communitas conducive to faith sharing. To conclude, the… Expand
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