A Terrible Theory About the Terrible Twos: Countering the Idea of Counterwill

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Do children have a counterwill that keeps them at odds with a parent? Or are they actually imitating their parent's will to be obeyed? Suzanne Ross explains this crucial parenting question in her latest article.

Islam, Nonviolence, and Mimetic Theory - The RavenCast

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Yesterday was the first day of Ramadan! But what is the Islamic holy month of Ramadan? And what's the relationship between Islam and violence? Adam Ericksen and Suzanne Ross discuss in the latest episode of the RavenCast.

Two Prongs of a Pitchfork

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Such gentle abhorrence! It almost doesn’t seem like racism. “But…

The Day My Mother Introduced Me to Jesus

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How can you trust in God when bad things happen in your life? Rev. Adam Ericksen tells a story about his mother's faith in his latest sermon.

Seven Stories Book Review: Part 7 - History to its End

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Adam Ericksen and Lindsey Paris-Lopez discuss the final chapter of Tony Bartlett's book, "Seven Stories: How to Study and Teach the Nonviolent Bible."

René Girard and Maria Montessori: Scientists, Mystics, Revolutionary Thinkers

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René Girard and Maria Montessori were both geniuses, boldly proposing theories that challenged conventional thinking and they scandalized the world in large part because they were scientists who made no secret of their faith.

Harry Potter and the Nonviolent Revolution

For the 20th Anniversary of the Battle of Hogwarts, Lindsey Paris-Lopez marvels at the power of nonviolent love to redeem the seemingly irredeemable and conquer Lord Voldemort. Now it's time to take that love a step further and abolish the Statute of Secrecy dividing wizards and witches from muggles.
May 4, 2018 0 comments

Two Prongs of a Pitchfork

Such gentle abhorrence! It almost doesn’t seem like racism. “But they’re also not people that would easily assimilate into the United States, into our modern society. They’re overwhelmingly rural people...
May 17, 2018 0 comments