The prophet Isaiah claimed that “all flesh” shall see the salvation of God. How can we participate in the salvation of all flesh, including refugee flesh? Join Rev. Adam Ericksen as he 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.
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Is preaching about racism helpful? What are some helpful ways we can use the Bible to preach about racism? Join Adam Ericksen and Carolyn Helsel as they talk about her latest book, “Preaching about Racism” in the latest episode of the Ravencast!
Welcome to the second installment of the Girardian Virtual Bible Study. You can join Lindsey and Adam on the live Bible Study with your comments and questions on the Raven Foundation…
Why do Christians light Advent Candles? Why do Jews light the Menorah? Join Adam Ericksen as he explains in his latest sermon!
“If it is apocalyptic, it inspires hope. If it doesn’t inspire hope, it’s not apocalyptic.” But who does the apocalypse inspire hope for? Everyone? Or only a select few? Join Lindsey and Adam as they discuss in the first episode of the Girardian Virtual Bible Study!
Many Evangelical Christians and almost every fundamentalist claim that you must fear God. They quote certain passages in scripture like, “The fear of the Lord is the beginning of knowledge”…
Editor’s Note: At the Raven ReView, we are celebrating the Thanksgiving holiday by revisiting some of our favorite Thanksgiving articles from years past. We are thankful for all of our readers…
In 1970, A Wampanoag Indian named Frank James was invited to speak at the 350th anniversary of the arrival of the Pilgrims. His speech was cancelled when organizers couldn’t handle the truth. This Thanksgiving, let us give thanks that the truth of the victims is breaking free.
For many, the apocalypse literally means “End for the world destruction brought by the wrath of God.” But would you be surprised to know that it doesn’t mean that? Join Adam Ericksen as he explains the meaning of Apocalypse in his latest sermon.
Editor’s Note: At the Raven ReView, we are celebrating Thanksgiving by revisiting some of our favorite Thanksgiving articles from years past. We are thankful for all of our readers and for…
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.