Episodes

April 27, 2021

The Making of Biblical Womanhood with Beth Allison Barr

This week's guest is Beth Allison Barr, author of the new book The Making of Biblical Womanhood: How the Subjugation of Women Bec…

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April 16, 2021

Rev. Lenny Duncan

Lenny Duncan joins the show!

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April 5, 2021

Introducing the Irreverent Media Group!

Exvangelical is now a part of the Irreverent Media Group! Visit irreverent.fm to learn more about this new collective. Follow Irr…

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April 2, 2021

White Evangelical Racism with Dr. Anthea Butler

Dr. Anthea Butler returns to the show (she was a guest on season one of Powers & Principalities) to discuss her new book, White E…

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March 18, 2021

Emily Joy Allison Wrote the Book on #ChurchToo

Emily Joy Allison returns to the show to discuss her new book, #ChurchToo: How Purity Culture Upholds Abuse and How to Find Heali…

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March 5, 2021

Andrew Phelan & John Potter of Magnified Pod

In this episode, I chat with Andrew Phelan and John Potter from Magnified Pod. Their show focuses on Tooth & Nail era Christian a…

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Feb. 19, 2021

Laura Polk Returns (to discuss the Religious Right)

Laura Polk returns to the show to discuss the Jan 6th insurrection and the Religious Right. In particular, we discuss three pivot…

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Feb. 4, 2021

IRL with Chris Stedman

Chris Stedman is a Minneapolis-based writer, speaker, and community organizer. In this conversation, we discuss his book IRL: Fin…

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Jan. 8, 2021

The Outcome of White Evangelical Power: Sedition & Insurrection.

It's 2021. Ossoff & Warnock won the Senate, and the next day Trump supporters stormed the Capitol Building after being incited by…

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Dec. 14, 2020

The Dirty Rotten Church Kids

My guests for this episode are The Dirty Rotten Church Kids, aka Josh Link & Adrian Gibbs. The DRCK has taken exvangelical Instag…

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Nov. 30, 2020

Powers & Principalities Episode 12: What We've Learned in the Past 4 …

In the season 1 finale of Powers & Principalities, I speak with Reza Aslan about what we've learned about the United States in th…

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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. Follow…

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Nov. 2, 2020

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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Oct. 26, 2020

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

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 ( Amazo…

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Oct. 21, 2020

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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