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.
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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
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 story arc of the movie “Trolls” shows an evolution from cannibalism to conversion and from sacrifice to mercy, Lindsey Paris-Lopez explains.
Conflating racism with bigotry and guilt with responsibility is dangerous, Lindsey Paris-Lopez says. Mimetic theory can help us transform racism.
If the behavior of others leaves you down in the dumps / Take a cue from the way Thankville handled the Grump! Enjoy this holiday parody inspired by Dr. Seuss. Happy Thanksgiving!
As the patriarchy unravels with women coming forward and men held to account, we are undergoing a cultural apocalypse. While this is good news, it can also be frightening. Lindsey Paris-Lopez strives to allay concerns about vengeance and forgiveness that may stem from misapplication of mimetic theory.
The recent mass shooting in a Texas church has some people encouraging parishioners arm themselves, but Lindsey Paris-Lopez wants to keep churches gun-free.
Lindsey’s daughter didn’t want to be a leader, because she was afraid to make mistakes that might hurt people. That concern is a leadership quality we need!
As the #MeToo Campaign sheds light on the pervasiveness of sexual harassment and abuse, Lindsey-Paris Lopez finds hope in the truth coming to light.
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.