The Common Good

Suzanne Ross

Suzanne Ross blogs at the Raven Foundation, where she uses mimetic theory to provide social commentary on religion, politics, and pop culture. Follow Suzanne on Twitter @SuzanneRossRF.

Blog Posts by Suzanne Ross

Posted by Suzanne Ross 1 day 23 hours ago
If you take human autonomy as your starting point, you lose sight of the most central characteristic of human nature: we learn who we are and how to behave from one another. How we treat children is...
Posted by Suzanne Ross 1 week 6 days ago
Unless you change and become like children, you will not enter the kingdom heaven. (Matt. 18:3)Jesus spoke these words as a response to a question from his disciples. Which of us, they demanded to...
Posted by Suzanne Ross 2 weeks 6 days ago
Maria’s choice to give up her son for the sake of her career was a difficult one for her and her son, but somehow they found forgiveness and redemption. Perhaps this is the lesson of her life. All...
Posted by Suzanne Ross 8 weeks 6 days ago
Have you ever blamed yourself for some horrible thing that happened to you? When I was diagnosed with breast cancer at the age of 45, I immediately started to wonder what I had done to cause my body...
Posted by Suzanne Ross 16 weeks 5 days ago
I loved Paddington, the new movie based on the Michael Bonds books about an immigrant bear who arrives in London from darkest Peru. Paddington has no resources other than his faith that he will...