Techno-Theological Narratives

Juan Carlos Henriquez Mendoza, SJ

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And belief goes. Always. As if the experience that gave rise to that belief were to perceive the need to flee the limited body of the person who sensed it, and its only strategy were to transform into a symbol. That is where belief goes as it circulates around and around in society.

Usually, we forget that behind each symbol in circulation there is an experience that can be “symbolized” and that tries to recreate itself by putting into circulation the symbolic form that represents it. We can say that the construction, the consumption, the reconstruction and the putting back into circulation of a symbolic form are a collective effort to ensure that a previous experience rises up anew.

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