The RavenCast: Mimetic Theory, Post-Truth, and Trump’s Cabinet

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How can we tell the truth from a lie in a “post-truth” world? Have we always lived in a post-truth world? Join Suzanne Ross and Adam Ericksen as they explore politics, religion, and pop-culture in this edition of the RavenCast.

Less Red-baiting, More Peacemaking in the Age of Trump

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Lindsey Paris-Lopez is troubled by the new red-baiting simultaneously demonizing Vladimir Putin and Donald Trump. Cultivating animosity and hostility only exacerbates the dangers of an incoming administration lacking in empathy. Our time calls for peacemaking, not red-baiting.

War Consciousness and the F-35

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Contemplating the new F-35 fighter jet and the United States's determination to spend trillions of dollars creating war machines and finding enemies to fight, Robert Koehler asks, "What if we began waging peace against terrorism? That is to say, what if we began to recognize that understanding the enemy is what’s crucial, while thinking we can destroy what we fear is an illusion of monstrous proportions?

Bible Matters: The Prophet Hosea: Sex, Love, and Politics

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Hosea is probably best known in Christian circles for the phrase…

Meryl Streep and Donald Trump – Who Wins the American Culture War?

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Who wins the culture war? Adam Ericksen explores the back and forth between Meryl Streep and Donald Trump.

What's Up With Jesus and John the Baptist?

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The Baptism of Jesus is an enigmatic scripture. Adam Ericksen helps us understand how Jesus "fulfilled all righteousness" by acknowledging his dependency on John the Baptist and his interdividuality with all of humanity.

Less Red-baiting, More Peacemaking in the Age of Trump

Lindsey Paris-Lopez is troubled by the new red-baiting simultaneously demonizing Vladimir Putin and Donald Trump. Cultivating animosity and hostility only exacerbates the dangers of an incoming administration lacking in empathy. Our time calls for peacemaking, not red-baiting.
January 13, 2017 1 comments

The Redemption of the Grinch

  Editor’s Note: Each weekday of Christmas, the Raven is delivering a favorite holiday article.  On the fourth day of Christmas, the Raven gave to me… Grinchy Redemption (Originally Published December 9,...
December 28, 2016 0 comments