Orwell’s 1984: Rethinking Doublethink

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While public discourse seems to have slid down the rabbit hole of “doublethink”, Orwell’s wonderful expression for deliberately forgetting what we know to be true so we can believe a lie, Suzanne Ross probes the production of 1984 by AstonRep Theatre Company to expose the doublethink underpinning notions of our own autonomy.

I Refuse To Accept That Permanent War Is Inevitable

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"Fatalistic resignation to endless war -- which is literally killing our world -- spreads like a contagion and becomes as big of an obstacle to peace as the war machine itself," Lindsey Paris-Lopez argues. We must speak and act as if peace is possible, because that is the only way it will begin to be.

The Rev. Dr. Jeff Hood Interview: “The Execution of God: Encountering the Death Penalty” on the RavenCast

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How should Christians faithfully respond to the death penalty? That was the question that guided the latest episode of the RavenCast with Adam Ericksen and the Rev. Dr. Jeff Hood, theologian and social activist. Watch or listen as they discuss Jeff's latest book, "The Execution of God: Encountering the Death Penalty."

Court Convenes: Healing and Justice Meet

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"Let it be that justice and healing are never again separate concepts." Robert Koehler describes revolutionary restorative justice in Chicago's North Lawndale neighborhood.

White House Aid Attacks ESPN Reporter, Proving Reporter’s Point About White Supremacy

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The Rev. Adam Ericksen explores the latest scandal connecting Donald Trump's administration with white supremacy.

Niki Wadinger Discusses the Work of Raymund Schwager on the RavenCast

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Adam Ericksen and Niki Wadinger sat down to discuss the work of Raymund Schwager. They talked about Schwager's friendship with Rene Girard, and the ways they influenced one another. Pull up a chair and listen to the latest episode of the RavenCast!

Orwell’s 1984: Rethinking Doublethink

While public discourse seems to have slid down the rabbit hole of “doublethink”, Orwell’s wonderful expression for deliberately forgetting what we know to be true so we can believe a lie, Suzanne Ross probes the production of 1984 by AstonRep Theatre Company to expose the doublethink underpinning notions of our own autonomy.
September 19, 2017 0 comments

The Rev. Dr. Jeff Hood Interview: “The Execution of God: Encountering the Death Penalty” on the RavenCast

How should Christians faithfully respond to the death penalty? That was the question that guided the latest episode of the RavenCast with Adam Ericksen and the Rev. Dr. Jeff Hood, theologian and social activist. Watch or listen as they discuss Jeff's latest book, "The Execution of God: Encountering the Death Penalty."
September 15, 2017 0 comments

I Refuse To Accept That Permanent War Is Inevitable

"Fatalistic resignation to endless war -- which is literally killing our world -- spreads like a contagion and becomes as big of an obstacle to peace as the war machine itself," Lindsey Paris-Lopez argues. We must speak and act as if peace is possible, because that is the only way it will begin to be.
September 18, 2017 0 comments

Cesáreo Bandera Interview: Friendship with René Girard, the Origins of Humanity, and the Hope of Christ – The RavenCast

In this interview recorded at the Colloquium on Violence and Religion, Adam Ericksen and Caesáreo Bandera discuss Bandera's long term friendship with René Girard, the father of mimetic theory. Discover how their friendship survived strong disagreement, how mimetic theory enhances our understanding of human freedom, and where we can find hope amidst the chaos of our world by watching the video or listening to the recording of this fascinating discussion!
August 29, 2017 0 comments