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Lindsey Paris-Lopez relates the faith journey that guided her from Christianity to Islam, led her to return to Christianity, and brought her to mimetic theory.

Two plays running simultaneously in Chicago brilliantly illustrated what René Girard called interdividuality, how other people shape who we are and become.

In the freshmen year of high school, Suzanne Ross was taught God is love. But for her and her classmates, that did not seem like good news.

Suzanne Ross concludes the introduction to Mimetic Theory by examining how Jesus’ death reveals and makes visible the scapegoating mechanism.

Suzanne Ross continues the introduction to Mimetic Theory by examining how scapegoating brings about unity and certainty of goodness.

Suzanne Ross continues the introduction to Mimetic Theory by examining peer pressure, its source, its consequences, and what God offers in those moments.

Suzanne Ross continues the introduction to Mimetic Theory by examining peer pressure, its source, its consequences, and what God offers in those moments.

Suzanne Ross explains how our desires are created by models and not just the models who appear in ads. The good news is we can choose our models.

Human beings are mimetic or imitative. While this might be thought of as bad, it’s how we learn and understand one another, Suzanne Ross explains.

In the first of seven posts, Suzanne Ross explains mimetic theory is in nuthsell, what it offers, and how it changes your view of the world and of life.