Hellbound? on Halloween: A Live Chat with Director Kevin Miller about Mimetic Theory and Hell

From Kevin Miller's blog: Hellbound? Exploring Faith and Film, Good and Evil

Who would you like to see bound to Hell to suffer eternal conscious torment? Okay, it’s a petty question, but we’ve all thought about our enemies suffering eternally in hell. There’s a particular, albeit vulgar, satisfaction in imagining certain people who have wronged us suffering the horrors of hell. Something in us yearns for justice [Read More...]

The Nonviolent Atonement: Brian McLaren and James Alison on Violence, God, and Mimetic Theory

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[Editor's Note: This post, by Adam Ericksen from The Raven Foundation, is the second in our new weekly series on Mimetic Theory.] I’ve been excited to tell you this ever since July…There has been much anticipated within mimetic theory circles for the conversation between Brian McLaren and James Alison and I can now tell you that it has been [Read More...]

Introducing Mimetic Mondays: Exploring God and Violence

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Mimetic Theory. It’s a phrase that’s been popping up in conversations and blogposts about violence, and particularly the violence in the Bible, from the likes of Brian McLaren, Kevin Miller, Christian Piatt and other progressive Christian thinkers as of late. Being new to the concept myself, I decided we needed some experts to come and unpack [Read More...]


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