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 3 weeks 1 day 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 6 weeks 14 hours 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 6 weeks 6 days 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...
Posted by Adam Ericksen 8 weeks 1 day ago
Here at Sojourners we have written a lot about nonviolence. We take seriously the words of Jesus that we should love our enemies and pray for those who persecute us. We believe that violence begets...
Posted by Adam Ericksen 11 weeks 2 days ago
A theology of labor involves Genesis 2:15 – “The Lord God took the man and put him in the garden of Eden to till it and keep it.”Labor is fundamentally a good thing and a theology of labor...