The Wonder Pets, a wooden block, and a brilliant 9-year-old teach Lindsey Paris-Lopez a lesson in seeing the best in others.
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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
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.
Lindsey Paris-Lopez pens a letter to the USA for her 242 birthday. Although Lindsey has never called herself a patriot, she knows that to love the world, she must love the country in which she lives, and strive to make it a more compassionate, more welcoming place.
Around the world, the face of the United States is fire. But refugees who seek the shelter of our nation find that the face of the United States is ICE. Lindsey Paris-Lopez muses on the fiery and frozen hells refugees experience at the hands of US policy, and implores us to end our wars and abolish ICE.
While critics denounce the recent summit in Singapore between President Trump and North Korean Chairman Kim Jong Un, Lindsey Paris-Lopez is hopeful that real peace may be forthcoming on the Korean peninsula.
Eid Mubarak on behalf of the Raven ReView!
At the Raven ReView, our motto is: “Change your view. Change the world.” But what does this mean? We take our motto to heart. We don’t want to convert our…
America, we need to take an honest look at how our national policies are hurting the world, Lindsey Paris-Lopez implores. If the poem at the base of the Statue of Liberty reflected the way our nation really treats immigrants, it would read “Give me your oil, your gold… but keep your people.” We can do better.
Agreeing with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu that “You can only build peace on truth,” Lindsey Paris-Lopez reveals five truths about Gaza, Israel, and peace.
As Lindsey Paris-Lopez mourns the death of her grandfather, she remembers that his presence abides in all of his loved ones, because we are all made up of our relationships, intimately connected to one-another.
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.