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Guest author Paul Dumouchel explains the relationships, power dynamics, and victims of rival and displaced conflicts.

In a world that can be so quick to “cancel,” Lindsey Paris-Lopez poses four ways we can have compassionate accountability.

In Part 2 of his God & Violence series, Pastor Adam Ericksen debunks a common interpretation of the biblical story of the destruction of Sodom and Gomorrah, offering insight into the nonviolent nature of God.

Why would a nonviolent God flood the earth? Pastor Adam Ericksen finds the God who flooded the earth scary and “not safe for children.” Learn why.

Does Christianity cause violence or does it offer a path to peace? Suzanne Ross explores the relationship and history of religion and violence as a love story, illuminated by René Girard’s mimetic theory.

Adam Ericksen asks the big question, “Is God violent?” Taking a look at how Jesus interprets scripture gives us powerful insights.

In a world built on exclusion and scapegoating, Lindsey Paris-Lopez explores the transformative power of forgiveness and how it can help us belong.

Lindsey Paris-Lopez

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.

White supremacy is on the rise. What should we do about it? Adam Ericksen and former skinhead leader Christian Picciolini discuss this critical issue.