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Nov. 19, 2020

Powers & Principalities Episode 11: Coup Attempts & Police Nationalis…

In this episode, I speak with Jeff Sharlet, author of The Family (which was turned into a Netflix documentary series of the same …

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Nov. 13, 2020

Powers & Principalities Episode 10: Post-Election Debrief with Bradle…

Prof. Bradley Onishi from Straight White American Jesus returns to the show to discuss Election Week. We discuss the historical s…

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Nov. 9, 2020

6 Days Later (2020)

Some initial thoughts on the 2020 Election. Acknowledging what was accomplished, and the work that still needs to be done.

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Powers & Principalities: One Day Until the Next Stage

We're one day out until the November 3rd election. In this brief episode, Blake reviews this season's guests and the threats that…

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Powers & Principalities Episode 9: The Religious Left with Jack Jenki…

My guest this week is Jack Jenkins, national reporter for Religion News Service and author of the book American Prophets: The Rel…

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Oct. 23, 2020 Authors On Exvangelical

Talking Burnout with Anne Helen Petersen

In this episode, I chat with Anne Helen Petersen about her book Can't Even: How Millennials Became the Burnout Generation (Amazon…

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Powers & Principalities Episode 8: White Evangelical Racism with Anth…

My guest this week is Dr. Anthea Butler, associate professor of religion and Africana Studies at the University of Pennsylvania a…

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Oct. 15, 2020

Luke Barnett of Faith Based

My guest this week is Luke Barnett, writer and star of the new film Faith Based, which is available now on demand. Faith Based is…

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Powers & Principalities Episode 7: Answering Audience Questions with …

On this week's episode, I am joined by Bradley Onishi of the Straight White American Jesus podcast to answer your questions about…

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Powers & Principalities Episode 6: White Too Long with Robert Jones

My guest this week is Robert Jones, founder and CEO of PRRI (The Public Religion Research Institute), and author of the recent bo…

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Powers & Principalities Episode 5: The Unholy Alliance of Trump & the…

My guest this week is Sarah Posner, author of the book Unholy: Why White Evangelicals Worship at the Altar of Donald Trump (Books…

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Powers & Principalities Episode 4.1: CALL FOR QUESTIONS!

We're taking a brief break to allow a little more time for production, but we're ready to take your questions.  Brad Onishi (of S…

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Powers & Principalities Episode 4: Christian Reconstruction with Juli…

My guest this week is Julie Ingersoll, professor of religious studies at the University of North Florida and author of the book B…

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Episode 3: Quantifying Christian Nationalism with Sam Perry & Andrew …

My guests this week are Sam Perry & Andrew Whitehead, authors of the book Taking America Back for God: Christian Nationalism in t…

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Powers & Principalities, Episode 2: Jesus and John Wayne, with Kristi…

My guest this week is Kristin Kobes Du Mez, author of the new book Jesus and John Wayne: How White Evangelicals Corrupted a Faith…

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Powers & Principalities, Episode 1: The Power Worshippers with Kather…

This week's episode features a conversation with Katherine Stewart. Katherine Stewart is the author of The Power Worshippers: Ins…

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Powers & Principalities, Episode 0: Diana Butler Bass

In this very first episode of Powers & Principalities (termed Episode 0, because it acts as a bridge between Exvangelical & this …

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July 24, 2020 Powers & Principalities

Coming Soon: Powers & Principalities

Coming soon: Powers & Principalities, a new podcast series from Blake about the systems and institutions that propagate white eva…

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