Renego the Sacred

RENEGOTIATING THE SACRED: Academic Conference 2021

Ravaged by the negative impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, Filipinos turn to the Sacred for help. But what constitutes “banal” for them? This lecture examines the local religious inflections and articulations as these constantly spell a difference in the lives of millions. It will be shown how the discourse of “loob” remains an essential compass in navigating the intricacies of Filipino consciousness vis-à-vis the push and pull of and on the sacred. Fr. Kenneth Centeno, CM delivered this talk in an online symposium on February 2021. Fr. Centeno, a new member of the SVST Faculty, just graduated with the Doctor in Philosophy Summa cum Laude from RWTH –University of Aachen, Germany in 2020. Fr. Rolando Tuazon, CM moderated the conference; it was attended by around 80 persons in Zoom, and was broadcasted on FB Live Streaming. It can be accessed on this link:

Renegotiating the Sacred
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