The DIY Monastery: Kinäs Kloster

Since I started this blog I have been arguing against the concept ‘the postsecular’, an academic buzzword for almost twenty years. The idea behind that concept is the ‘new visibility of religion’. This idea means a changed relationship between religion and surrounding society in general, and between religion and politics in particular. But the problem is that very little (if any) empirical data seems to … Continue reading The DIY Monastery: Kinäs Kloster

The Critic & The Creative

Over the last few days I’ve been involved in a heated argument in the burner community about a specific art project on a specific participatory festival. It has been years since I got into a match of to-ing and fro-ing opinions back and forth like this, and for good reason. At least if the reason is that you actually think that heated discussions will actually … Continue reading The Critic & The Creative