Register for the 2016 Conference

9th ANNUAL THEOLOGY & PEACE CONFERENCE A culmination of a three year conversation seeking to formulate theological responses to perhaps this nation’s greatest ill — the systemic scapegoating of people of color — its brutal history of slavery, lynching, Jim Crow, and mass incarceration, as well as its tragic consequences for communities of color. Mimetic Theory, the theoretical framework originating with the intellectual work of René Girard, and in particular its understanding of the Gospel Revelation, informs the work of Theology & Peace. It exposes the structure of racism and offers a way forward.

At our 9th Annual Conference, pastors, theologians, lay people, activists, police and prosecutors will gather to explore practical models for transforming relations between people on all sides of the current crisis of violence as issues of race continue to play out on the front-lines of our broken criminal justice system. With compassion and mutual respect, we hope to reconcile and heal relationships between people and police, between the prosecuted and the prosecutors. This will help to build a society in which all people regardless of race, color, or creed may come to the table to address and redress this nation’s long history of racism.

Register online at: Early bird discount through April 30th!

Scholarships Available at

The 9th Annual Theology & Peace Conference is sponsored by The Raven Foundation and IMITATIO

About Sue Wright

I use Rene Girard's mimetic theory to read comics. It's amazing what comes to light. Comics are far richer than I ever realized.
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