The United States’ flag has had some tough times lately. Colin Kaepernick caused an uproar among many conservatives when he began to kneel during the national anthem. Kaepernick claims he…
Author Archive for: Adam Ericksen
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
Does the concept of Satan have any relevance for us today? Or should we leave the concept of Satan to human history? Watch Rev. Adam Ericksen as he preaches in character to reveal that the satanic principle of accusation is very much alive today.
Should we be hostile toward a religion that creates and “us against them” mentality? What does this mean for baking wedding cakes and for immigration? Join Suzanne Ross and Adam Ericksen as they discuss in the latest episode of the RavenCast!
Immigrant children are being ripped apart from their families. But the Bible calls us to care for immigrants. Rev. Adam Ericksen points to the hope for a better America in his latest sermon.
Roseanne Barr sends an offensive tweet, but Adam Ericksen says this is an opportunity to do some soul-searching.
Join Adam Ericksen in the latest episode of the RavenCast as he talks with the Rev. Dr. Rachael Keefe about her new book, “The Lifesaving Church: Faith Communities and Suicide Prevention.”
Yesterday was the first day of Ramadan! But what is the Islamic holy month of Ramadan? And what’s the relationship between Islam and violence? Adam Ericksen and Suzanne Ross discuss in the latest episode of the RavenCast.
How can you trust in God when bad things happen in your life? Rev. Adam Ericksen tells a story about his mother’s faith in his latest sermon.
Adam Ericksen and Lindsey Paris-Lopez discuss the final chapter of Tony Bartlett’s book, “Seven Stories: How to Study and Teach the Nonviolent Bible.”
The Ascension of Jesus is largely ignored by many Christians, but Adam Ericksen says we need to reclaim it.
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.