Author Archives: Sue Wright

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.

Revised Schedule for Discussion Series “Mimesis at the Movies”

Every other Thursday at 4:00 EST we will gather for our regular social time. At 4:30 we will discuss one of the films we’ve chosen. We recommend you watch it in advance. Scroll down for revised scheduled. OUR UPCOMING SCHEDULE: … Continue reading

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REGISTER FOR THE COV&R CONFERENCE!

Theology &Peace will not host a conference this year, but we have another opportunity to gather. If you enjoyed last year’s COLLABORATORS’ CONFERENCE, I recommend this year’s COV&R ONLINE CONFERENCE, “Desiring Machines: Robots, Mimesis, and Violence in the Age of … Continue reading

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Join Theology & Peace Social Hour for “Mimesis at the Movies”

Every other Thursday at 4:00 EST, we will gather for our regular social time. At 4:30 we will discuss one of the films we’ve chosen. We recommend you watch it in advance. OUR UPCOMING SCHEDULE: May 20th: Promising Young Woman … Continue reading

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Let’s Kick Start a Campaign for Loving Mimesis! #LoveContagion

With the election just weeks away, many are worried about the possibility of violence and unrest. During a recent Theology & Peace Social Hour we compiled a list of resources and ways to prepare. Mimetic Theory helps us understand the … Continue reading

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Vern Neufeld Redekop has graciously agreed to share his work with us. It could not be more timely!

Vern Neufeld Redekop, PhD, is Professor Emeritus of Conflict Studies at Saint Paul University, Ottawa, Canada. He is a prior presenter for the Theology & Peace Conference and a long time member of the Colloquium on Violence & Religion. He … Continue reading

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Reserve Your Spot for our Online Summit! Aug 10-14

THEOLOGY & PEACE & RAVEN FOUNDATION host the first annual COLLABORATORS CONFERENCE FOR THE FLOURISHING OF NONVIOLENT CHRISTIANITY!  This conference is an event fostering LEARNING, EMPOWERMENT, and COMMUNITY…and is now an online summit! Scroll down for details. #ColCon2020 The event is AUGUST 10-14. … Continue reading

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Theology & Peace Conference Will Go Online!

A message from Preston Shipp, President of Theology & Peace: Greetings, Theology & Peace friends! I hope you and your loved ones are staying safe and sane in this anxious, troubled time, and are experiencing moments of peace and joy … Continue reading

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REGISTER NOW FOR THE COLLABORATORS CONFERENCE!

The Collaborators Conference for the Flourishing of Nonviolent Christianity is an annual event fostering learning, empowerment, and community. This conference is presented by The Raven Foundation and Theology & Peace. AUGUST 10-14, 2020 ONLINE SUMMIT! LEARN MORE @ COLLABORATORSCONFERENCE.ORG

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ANNOUNCING OUR SPEAKERS FOR THE 2020 CONFERENCE!

SPEAKERS INCLUDE: KEVIN MILLER film director of #Hellbound and #JesUSA DAVID DARK  author of Life’s Too Short to Pretend You’re Not Religious JULIA ROBINSON MOORE author of Lynching Rituals: Anti-Black Violence Through the Lens of Mimetic Theory. In addition, the board is … Continue reading

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DAVID DARK WILL MIX THEOLOGY AND POP-CULTURE AT OUR 2020 CONFERENCE!

Following years of teaching high school English, David Dark received his doctorate in 2011 and now teaches at the Tennessee Prison for Women and Belmont University where he is Assistant Professor of Religion and the Arts in the College of … Continue reading

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