Lindsey Paris-Lopez is inspired by and grateful for the students who walked out of their schools for gun violence. To those who encourage students to walk up, not out, Lindsey contends that walking up and walking out are inseparable when walking the walk of peace.
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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
While learning the parable of the farmer who recklessly scattered seeds, Lindsey Paris-Lopez’s daughter showed concern for the seeds that don’t grow. But when the meaning of the lesson took root in her heart, she ended up teaching her mother its beautiful simplicity.
In the national debate over gun control, Lindsey Paris-Lopez believes in bringing compassion to a gun fight in order to disarm fear and make room for love to triumph.
As Jesus stands on the border between our world of violence and the new world of Love, he stands with immigrants and refugees.
For Lent, Lindsey Paris-Lopez will follow Jesus as he changes human meaning, shifting us away from violence to compassion, from sacrifice to mercy. “Seven Stories,” a Bible Study by Dr. Anthony Bartlett, will be her guide.
Lynda Blackmon Lowery was arrested 14 times before she turned 15, marching with other children to secure the Voting Rights Act. Lindsey Paris-Lopez reflects on her story, racism, and protest 50 years ago and today.
The value of consent extends far beyond the bedroom. We need to transform all relationships — intimate to international — from self-serving to other-affirming and healing, Lindsey Paris-Lopez asserts.
What would the Apostle Paul say to American Christians as we strive to honor the legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr.? Lindsey Paris-Lopez dares to imagine.
Nothing could more powerfully demonstrate the truth of “No justice, no peace,” than the life of Erica Garner. Lindsey Paris-Lopez calls us to join her struggle for justice.
In a world of violence and dehumanization, Jesus came to empower us all to be human and find the humanity in each other, Lindsey Paris-Lopez affirms.
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.