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 1 day ago
One of the biker gangs is called the “Bandidos.” They originated in Texas during the 1960s. In 2013, federal law enforcement produced a national gang report that identified the Bandidos as one of the...
Posted by Adam Ericksen 2 weeks 1 day ago
If Christians are going to take seriously Jesus’ command to follow him, then we need to stop this absurd defense of drawing pictures of Muhammad. And if we defend the practice of ridiculing our...
Posted by Adam Ericksen 2 weeks 5 days ago
This isn’t just about Tom Brady. As much as I may hate the guy, he and I have some things in common. Rhoden is pointing to a crisis that all humans face. No matter how successful we appear, we all...
Posted by Adam Ericksen 3 weeks 1 day ago
“So, tell me about eternity …”“Eternity?!?” I thought to myself. “I’m just beginning to learn about the present! Eternity is mystery.”As a pastor, I’ve been trained to not answer those kinds of...
Posted by Adam Ericksen 3 weeks 5 days ago
I love Martin Luther King. I wrote my master’s thesis on his approach to nonviolence. King is the greatest prophet in the history of the United States. And white people should know him better.Blitzer...