The RavenCast
Erin Wathen - Resist and Persist: Faith and the Fight for Equality

Erin Wathen - Resist and Persist: Faith and the Fight for Equality

June 29, 2018

Popular blogger and pastor Erin Wathen joins the show to discuss her new book, "Resist and Persist: Faith and the Fight for Equality."

God, Gay Wedding Cakes, and Immigration

God, Gay Wedding Cakes, and Immigration

June 8, 2018

Does God think Christians shouldn't make cakes for a gay couple? Does God demand that we keep immigrants our of our country? Many Christians and powerful politicians think so. But the Biblical Story leads us to a different answer. Join Adam Ericksen and Suzanne Ross as they discuss these current events in the latest episode of the RavenCast!

Seven Stories Book Review, Part 7: History to Its End

Seven Stories Book Review, Part 7: History to Its End

June 4, 2018

In this episode of the RavenCast, Lindsey Paris-Lopez and Adam Ericksen discuss the final chapter of Anthony Bartlett’s latest book Seven Stories: How to Study and Teach the Nonviolent Bible. Themes include Wisdom, the Son of Man, and everyone's favorite theological topic - Apocalypse!!!

The Rachael Keefe Interview: Mental Wellness, Suicide Prevention, and the Church

The Rachael Keefe Interview: Mental Wellness, Suicide Prevention, and the Church

May 29, 2018

Join Adam Ericksen in the latest episode of the RavenCast as he talks with the Rev. Dr. Rachael Keefe about her new book, "The Lifesaving Church: Faith Communities and Suicide Prevention."

Seven Stories Book Review, Part 6: The Temple and Its Deconstruction

Seven Stories Book Review, Part 6: The Temple and Its Deconstruction

May 16, 2018

According to the Bible, are the Temple and sacrifice good things? The answer may surprise you. In this episode of the RavenCast, Adam Ericksen and Lindsey Paris-Lopez discuss the sixth chapter in Seven Stories, "The Temple and Its Deconstruction."

Seven Stories Book Review, Part 5: Tony and Linda Bartlett!!!

Seven Stories Book Review, Part 5: Tony and Linda Bartlett!!!

May 14, 2018

In this episode, we sit down with the author(s) of Seven Stories, Tony and Linda Bartlett. We discuss how they wrote the book in the Wood Hath Hope community and we discuss chapter 5.

Seven Stories Book Review, Part 4: Wrath to Compassion

Seven Stories Book Review, Part 4: Wrath to Compassion

May 4, 2018

The Bible's trajectory moves us to an understanding of God as nonviolent, but what do we do with the wrath in the Bible? Lindsey and Adam discuss the fourth chapter of Tony Bartlett's book, "Seven Stories: How to Study and Teach the Nonviolent Bible."

Seven Stories Book Review, Part 3: The Land and Its Loss

Seven Stories Book Review, Part 3: The Land and Its Loss

May 3, 2018

Join Lindsey Paris-Lopez and Adam Ericksen as they discuss chapter 3 of Tony Bartlett's book "Seven Stories: How to Study and Teach the Nonviolent Bible."

Chapter the is titled "The Land and Its Loss." Israel was promised the land, but what happens when that land is taken away and the people go into exile? Was God punishing them? Or was something else going on? 

Seven Stories Book Review, Part 2: Violence to Forgiveness

Seven Stories Book Review, Part 2: Violence to Forgiveness

April 30, 2018

When we perceive violence in God, we approach each other in rivalry. When we recognize compassion, mercy, love, and forgiveness in God, we will relate to each other that way. And more often than not, it takes seeing love, mercy, and compassion in one another to understand that this is the ultimate nature of God.

Seven Stories Book Review, Part 1: Oppression to Justice

Seven Stories Book Review, Part 1: Oppression to Justice

April 30, 2018

Is the Bible simply a violent book that leads its adherents to violence? Or does the Bible hold the keys to unlocking humans from cycles of violence? Join Adam Ericksen and Lindsey Paris Lopez as they discuss Anthony Bartlett's book "Seven Stories: How to Study and Teach the Nonviolent Bible.

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