If you’d like to get really smart about peace, go to our Resources section and click on Further Reading. You’ll find some really great books and online newsletters that give you an introduction to the amazing work being done in peace building today and throughout history. War may grab all the headlines, but peace work is quietly getting done by millions every day! When someone says war is awful, but what alternative to we have – be prepared with an answer full of real life cases where peaceful means defeated violence and transformed enemies into friends.
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.
Become a Member
Join us in making religion reasonable, violence unthinkable and peace a possibility.