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America’s response to September 11, 2001 was scapegoating and violence. Lindsey Paris-Lopez explains how these tools will never bring lasting peace using the Bible story of Jonah and the Whale.

The theological and practical case for prison reform and restorative justice is grounded in the truth revealed by Jesus. He demonstrated how punitive and sacrificial systems reinforce rather than quell violence explains Lindsey Paris-Lopez.

In unprecedented times, the Islamic holiday Eid Al Adha (also called the “Festival of the Sacrifice”) can’t be celebrated according to tradition. Lindsey Paris-Lopez ponders on sacrifice, community, and calls for empathy as we all embark on a pilgrimage to find compassion within ourselves.

Asking, “How would Jesus police?,” Lindsey Paris-Lopez reframes our understanding of service and protection through the lens of mercy, not sacrifice.

Lindsey Paris-Lopez draws on parallels between the biblical story of Jacob in the Jabbok and her own personal faith journey, illuminating three insights about the nature of internal conflict.

Lindsey Paris-Lopez draws on Martin Luther King Jr.’s triple evils – racism, militarism, and materialism – as the three pillars of American exceptionalism then offers ways to transform them.

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“Jesus Unmasked” seeks to remove the masks of exclusive theology and violent cultural lenses that obscure the truth of Jesus’s unconditional love.

Lindsey Paris-Lopez explores mimetic doubling in three works of popular fiction: Star Wars, The Hunger Games, and Harry Potter.

Celebrating Easter in a time that is very different than anything we could have anticipated, Lindsey Paris-Lopez unearths beautiful messages of love, vulnerability, and connection.

In an imaginary interview with the main characters of “Good Omens”, Lindsey Paris-Lopez discusses love, doubt, and saving the world from certainty.