We seem to be drowning in a flood of violence. Is there anything we can do about it? Adam Ericksen explores this topic in his latest sermon.
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About Adam Ericksen
Adam Ericksen is the Education Director at the Raven Foundation. He is a writer and frequent speaker at conferences and churches. His articles have been featured in Time Magazine and Sojourners. Adam recently delivered the Baccalaureate Address at his alma mater, Linfield College. In his writings, Adam explores the intersections of mimetic theory, current events, religion, and popular culture.
Entries by Adam Ericksen
Gun laws may not change hearts, but they can make us safer. Adam Ericksen pleads for us follow the 90% of Americans who want stricter gun laws.
Adam Ericksen claims Trump is winning because he is making us exactly like him. So, how can we stop him? Read Adam’s latest to find out!
Mystical experiences are often shunned in the modern world, but can they actually teach us what is really Real? Rev. Adam Ericksen says they can. Find out how in his latest sermon.
In the latest episode of the RavenCast, Adam Ericksen and Carolyn Helsel discuss her book “Anxious to Talk About It: Helping White Christians Talk Faithfully About Racism.”
Do conversations about racism make you anxious? Is there a better way to talk about race? Join Adam Ericksen and Carolyn Helsel as they discuss her book, “Anxious to Talk About It
Jesus healed a woman with a fever and a Super Bowl commercial inspires us to trust the power within. Read Rev. Adam Ericksen’s latest sermon to discover what these events have in common.
Peace journalism Bob Koehler uncovers the truth about peace and violence. Watch Adam Ericksen and Bob Koehler discuss peace journalism, politics, and scapegoating in the latest episode of the RavenCast!
Jesus exorcized the demons from a man possessed. Adam Ericksen claims our culture is possessed and the #MeToo movement is about exorcizing our cultural demons. Check out his latest sermon for more!
Join Suzanne Ross and Adam Ericksen as they discuss some of the topics of the week!
The Wicked Truth
The Thinking Person’s Guide to The Wildly Successful Broadway Musical
Employing political, social, and historical examples against the backdrop of the musical Wicked, The Wicked Truth: When Good People Do Bad Things explores the ways in which modern society is not so different than the mythical land of Oz, challenging the very framework of our culture, our understanding of Good and Evil, as well as our sense of right and wrong. Written by Raven Foundation Co-Founder Suzanne Ross.
Tangles of Desire
In her second book, The Wicked Truth About Love: The Tangles of Desire, Raven Foundation Co-Founder Suzanne Ross examines the trials and travails of romantic love through the lens of mimetic theory.
On the page, you can watch videos, take a quiz, download music, read a chapter of the book, and discover your romantic pattern. It's wicked fun!
Illustrations by Susan Drawbaugh of Wee Five Designs.