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.

Can theology lead to a more peaceful world?

Susan Wright, president of the Theology & Peace board, was interviewed by Adam Ericksen of  the Raven Foundation: A Discussion of the Upcoming Theology & Peace Conference: “Embracing We-centricity: Practices to Nurture the Common Good,” May 22-25 in Chicago. Below are the responses Susan wrote in … Continue reading

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Bill Fried’s Powerful Reflection on the 2016 Theology & Peace Conference: People & Policing

I attended the Chicago Theology and Peace Conference prepared to videotape people of faith on criminal justice and drug policy. Having never even heard of René Girard, I was not prepared for the remarkable extent to which his mimetic theory … Continue reading

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ANNOUNCING OUR 10th ANNIVERSARY CONFERENCE!

Embracing WE-CENTRICITY: PRACTICES that NURTURE the COMMON GOOD. How do we TRANSCEND political rivalry and polarizing rhetoric? Join us as we EXPLORE SPIRITUAL PRACTICES that HEAL division and distrust. MAY 22-25, 2017 TECHNY TOWERS, CHICAGO …every time we relate to other people, we automatically inhabit a … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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