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 days 10 hours ago
Friedrich Nietzsche is a favorite whipping boy among Christians. It’s difficult to blame my fellow Christians for this. After all, Nietzsche is known for many provocative anti-Christian statements,...
Posted by Adam Ericksen 1 week 2 days ago
Make no mistake: the Gospel is political.Politics refers to “the affairs of the city” and “influencing other people on a civic or individual level.”Throughout his life, death, and resurrection,...
Posted by Adam Ericksen 1 week 3 days ago
When I was growing up, I had three older cousins who were my models for being awesome. They were funny, smart, athletic, and they loved baseball.And so I wanted to be all of those things, but the one...
Posted by Adam Ericksen 3 weeks 5 days ago
God is not like me or Fred Phelps. And I am thankful for that.Fred Phelps, the founder of the Westboro Baptist Church, died last week. Phelps and his church are infamously known for picketing the...
Posted by Adam Ericksen 6 weeks 1 day ago
“Jesus was led by the Spirit into the wilderness to be tempted by the devil.”Thus begins the spiritual drama of Lent, the forty days before Easter that commemorates Jesus’ wilderness experience. No...