Exvangelical

Exvangelical

Coming to terms with a messed up subculture. One conversation at a time. Support this podcast: https://postevangelicalpost.substack.com

Recent Episodes

White Too Long (re-release with new intro)

May 26, 2022

Note: there is a leveling discrepancy between the intro comments and the interview, which begins around the 10:30 mark. There's been two major shootings in the last two weeks. I try to piece together some thoughts, and combi…

Nick Ripatrizone, author of Digital Communion

May 19, 2022

Time to talk Marshall McLuhan, [social] media, and religion

Andre Henry, author of All The White Friends I Couldn't Keep

May 12, 2022

The activist, musician, and author joins the show!

April Ajoy

May 5, 2022

The TikTok creator & podcaster joins the show!

Audio Essay: Twitter & The Counterpublic Sphere

April 29, 2022

In this audio essay, adapted from The Post-Evangelical Post , I talk about Twitter's role in allowing "counterpublics" to flourish - and how #exvangelical relates to that. New interviews are coming - due to my recent ear sur…

Recent Blog Posts

“Exvangelical” – a working definition.

Over the past two years, the term “exvangelical” has gained traction on social media, especially through Twitter & Facebook. One e…

Watch the CBS Religion documentary “Deconstructing My Reli…

This Sunday, CBS Religion released their documentary Deconstructing My Religion featuring me, Chris Stroop, Linda Kay Klein, Emily Joy, and Julie Ingerso…

On Josh Harris’ IKDG “Apology.”

Two days ago, Josh Harris–the infamous author of purity culture books I Kissed Dating Goodbye and Boy Meets Girl–issued a statement. That sta…

About the Host

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Blake Chastain

Blake Chastain is host of the Exvangelical and Powers & Principalities podcasts and writer of the Post-Evangelical Post newsletter. He started the #exvangelical hashtag and helped popularize the term. He lives in the Chicago area with his family.