The Common Good

Adam Ericksen

 

Adam Ericksen blogs at the Raven Foundation, where he uses mimetic theory to provide social commentary on religion, politics, and pop culture. Follow Adam on Twitter @adamericksen

Blog Posts by Adam Ericksen

Posted by Adam Ericksen 1 week 2 days ago
So much of Christianity has become about avoiding hell. But if there’s one thing I’ve learned as a hospital chaplain, it’s that God is sending Christians straight to hell.Christians need to stop...
Posted by Adam Ericksen 3 weeks 2 days ago
Are you feeling pressure to be thankful?We are in the midst of the Thanksgiving season. I’m reminded everywhere I go to “Be thankful!”Well, call me the Scrooge of Thanksgiving, but I’m just not...
Posted by Adam Ericksen 7 weeks 2 days ago
Last week’s school shooting in Marysville, Wash., has us all asking the question again: Why did this happen?Snohomish County Sheriff Ty Trenary gave voice to the despair many are feeling as we search...
Posted by Adam Ericksen 10 weeks 1 day ago
Rene Girard has a prophetic warning in his book Battling to the End about the West’s fight against Islamic jihadists:The West is going to exhaust itself in its fight against Islamic terrorism,...
Posted by Adam Ericksen 11 weeks 2 hours ago
The NFL has come under severe scrutiny for its handling of domestic violence during the last few months. Rodger Goodell has admitted to fumbling the Ray Rice case, has admitted that the NFL has a...