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Pastor Adam Ericksen examines the misportrayal of Martin Luther King, Jr.’s approach to nonviolence and invites us to confront our own participation in systems of injustice.

Adam Ericksen highlights Martin Luther King Jr.’s vision of the beloved community which is anchored in the love and nonviolence of Jesus.

Watch the replay of our Mimetic Invitations Launch Party, where we watched the first two videos in our Mimetic Invitations series with commentary from a panel of interdisciplinary experts!

In this post from the archives, Suzanne Ross debunks two misconceptions about mimetic theory while illustrating the choice it offers between dancing and violence.

In the second part of our Mimetic Invitation Series, we explore mimetic theory in a way that transcends words: through dance.

As we look forward to the future with hope, Lindsey Paris-Lopez outlines three guiding principles to create lasting, impactful change for the better.

From the archives: Lindsey Paris-Lopez takes us to the Sermon on the Mount for a message of hope that is more timely and relevant than ever.

Suzanne Ross takes you out of your comfort zone as she examines two instances of goodness gone bad, and offers three ways to practice authentic goodness.

Get to know René Girard, his life, and one of the greatest discoveries of the 20th century: the mimetic insight.

In the first video in our Mimetic Invitation Series, “The Problem is the Solution”, we explore René Girard’s discovery of mimetic desire.