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Reading the Classics in Prison with Andrew McKenna

"Mimetic theory is a no brainer," states a student of Andrew McKenna, in an essay written within the confines of prison. The anthropological truth of mimetic theory, exposed in Scripture and expressed in literature, is deeply understood by prisoners. Suzanne Ross introduces us to Professor Andrew McKenna and his compassionate outreach to prisoners through his teaching of African American classics as they "unveil the sacrificial dynamics that propel myriad forms of racial oppression.”
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The Most Underrated Mother in the Bible

Mother’s Day is this Sunday, so Adam Ericksen would like to introduce you to the most underrated mother in the Bible. You may not have heard about her. And, unfortunately, her name isn’t recorded. But this mother is a model for all parents. She is also a key figure in illuminating our understanding of human nature and the transformation of religious sacrifice.
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Let’s Make America Meh

Donald Trump wants to “Make America Great Again.” Hillary Clinton claims America has never stopped being great. Adam Ericksen examines the rivalry for the desire to be great and suggests maybe we should try to make America "meh."