Wrongful Rhetoric and Trump's Strategy on Iran

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With Trump threatening war for Iran and aiding the Saudi destruction of Yemen, Kathy Kelly turns to inspiration from Israeli whistleblower Mordechai Vanunu.

How to Convert a White Supremacist: The Case of Christian Picciolini

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Is it possible to convert a white supremacist? Adam Ericksen provides an important example and how you can help convert a white supremacist.

Indigenous People's Day, Malala, and Truth

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Indigenous People's Day falling on the 5th anniversary of Malala surviving being shot by the Taliban this year has led Lindsey Paris-Lopez to consider how powerful men attempted to create and control their cultural narrative through silencing victims. But the transition from Columbus to Indigenous People's Day and Malala's survival represent the triumph of truth over lies. Will we let the truth set us free from the myths we make at the expense of our victims as well?

The Calm Before The Storm

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Trump's cryptic "calm before the storm" comment as he seeks to decertify the 2015 Iran deal has Robert Koehler pondering the storm of US militarism as we build up our nuclear arsenal.

Mike Pence May Be a Devout Christian, but He’s Not Following Christ

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Mike Pence, a devout Christian, left an NFL game after players protested. Adam Ericksen claims his actions are not in keeping with Christ.

Political Rhetoric and Mimetic Trust: Dr. Stephen McKenna on the RavenCast

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How can we make sense of the current political rhetoric and erosion of trust in our world? And what can we do about them? Listen to Dr. Stephen McKenna and Rev. Adam Ericksen discuss these issues in the latest episode of the RavenCast!

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!
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