Birthing God: Women’s Experiences of the Divine

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A few years ago, I sent out Christmas cards with a Meister Eckhart* quote on the front: “What good is it that Christ was born in a stable in Bethlehem over 2,000 years ago if he is not also born in me?” Inside, the card read: “How is God being born in you this Christmas?” [Read More...]

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...]


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