September 30, 2018

I did not want to write about Judge Kavanaugh. There are many reasons, but two stand out among the others. The first is that I recognize how significant his nomination is and his potential appointment to the Supreme Court would be, and I neither want to understate that significance nor overstate it and scapegoat him. By “scapegoat,” I’m not referring to guilt or innocence (although in the case of specific allegations made against him, that very much matters) but to… Read more

September 24, 2018

The ancient prophets risked their lives to speak truth to power. Rev. Adam Ericksen claims we are in a prophetic moment as women rise up. Check out his latest sermon to learn about these modern-day prophets. Read more

September 21, 2018

It’s about time Sesame Street, a children’s show with a reputation for teaching compassion and inclusion, added recurring gay characters to their long roster. Bert and Ernie just don’t cut it. This is not to say that I don’t appreciate the undeniably adorable odd couple that has been a core part of the show since its inception. Bert and Ernie are an iconic duo by any standards, and this pair is, without a doubt, a wonderful model of love and… Read more

September 20, 2018

 This is not a political imperative, it is a biblical imperative, from the ancient prophets to Jesus, himself. – Rev. Ellen Cocella Read more

September 19, 2018

When Lehman Brothers went bankrupt in ’08 and the financial sector was in turmoil, there was a search for blame, a scapegoat. Keith Ross explains a nonsacrificial solution to the crisis: a central counterparty (CCP). Read more

September 17, 2018

We commemorated 9/11 last week. We remember that horrific day, but do we remember in a way that leads to healing? Reflect with the Rev. Adam Ericksen in his latest sermon. Read more

September 14, 2018

To thank our subscribers for their commitment to the Raven Review, the parent site of Teaching Nonviolent Atonement, we are launching an exciting new feature: Beginning Monday, September 17, subscribers will have access to exclusive content created just for them. We invite you to subscribe to the Raven Review so that you can participate in this great new feature! As all visitors to our site know, our blogs, videos and interviews provide timely, insightful commentary informed by the biggest idea… Read more

September 12, 2018

Popular author, activist and pastor Brandan Robertson and Adam Ericksen talk about Brandan’s latest book, “True Inclusion.” What does true inclusion look like? Check out the latest episode of the RavenCast to find out! Read more

September 11, 2018

A “Steady State” at Least 17 Years in the Making It has been nearly one week since an anonymous government official reassured us that democracy is being suspended for our own good, as unelected members of the Trump administration work to thwart his “worst inclinations.” But it has been 17 years since the event that triggered the rapid decline of our democracy into a national security state waging wars overseas for the profit of the few at the expense of basic needs… Read more

September 10, 2018

Join Adam Ericksen and Brandan Robertson on 9/11 on Facebook live as they discuss Brandan’s new book “True Inclusion. Read more

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