Lecture: “Power, Control, and Story”

“The author of a story cannot control a story’s power to reveal,” Terrence Tilley wrote (Story Theology, Liturgical Press, 1995). In this session, Pádraig Ó Tuama will explore the inconvenient edges of narratives that disrupt preaching, teaching and conclusion, the edges that offer fray, the unmendable tears and the windows that open themselves to slant readings of texts. Part storytelling, part exploration of exegesis and hermeneutics, part poetry, part anarchy, this session will imagine what it is when language reveals what it wishes to, like a live beast.

Session at a Glance

Time: 9:10am
Venue: Calvary Episcopal Church