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Author Archive for: Lindsey Paris-Lopez
About Lindsey Paris-Lopez
Lindsey Paris-Lopez has a BA in English from Hollins University and an MA in Islamic Studies and Christian-Muslim Relations from Hartford Seminary. Her Master's Thesis is entitled, "Blessing Israel and Palestine: A Loving Response to Christian Zionism." A full-time mother, Lindsey finds herself learning as much about mimetic theory from her two young daughters as she does from Girardian scholars!
Entries by Lindsey Paris-Lopez
This Sunday marks the 17th anniversary of the War in Afghanistan. Monday is Columbus Day/Indigenous People’s Day. Lindsey Paris-Lopez and Adam Ericksen discuss how mimetic theory helps us understand the connections between these two days in the latest episode of the RavenCast!
Reflecting on scripture and current events, Lindsey Paris-Lopez prays for Love to uproot us from lies, cast our false images away, and guide us to peace.
The controversy surrounding Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation hearings lead Lindsey Paris-Lopez to ponder the meaning of true, restorative justice.
“Sesame Street” is uniquely positioned to shape children’s understanding of welcome and inclusion. It’s about time they had officially gay characters, and though some make the rainbow connection through Bert and Ernie, that’s not enough, says Lindsey Paris-Lopez.
Seventeen years of a war on terror have transformed our “steady state” into an undemocratic state of permanent war. Lindsey Paris-Lopez says it doesn’t have to be this way.
Crystal Mason is heading to prison for voting. Lindsey Paris-Lopez argues against cruelty, racism, and disenfranchisement for those convicted of crimes.
Lindsey Paris-Lopez reflects on her brother’s new marriage as her own completes its eleventh year. Love that binds two hearts together can change the world.
The Wonder Pets, a wooden block, and a brilliant 9-year-old teach Lindsey Paris-Lopez a lesson in seeing the best in others.
As immigrant parents and children reunite, Lindsey Paris-Lopez hopes that the United States can recognize them as refugees of US foreign policy, and allow them to stay.
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.