Straight White American Jesus

A podcast on religion and politics hosted by Daniel Miller and Bradley Onishi, ex-ministers who are now scholars of religion.

Deconstruction: 2021’s Hottest Sexy AF Trend

Brad responds to pastor Matt Chandler’s claim that deconstruction is only for those who were never real Christians in the first place. Brad dissects Chandler’s blithe reference to Derrida (and moral relativism), explains why this is a convenient straw man that skips over the devastating process of leaving one’s faith, and then explains why Chandler’s response comes from a place of helplessness at the hands of a story that doesn’t make any sense, but tries to make sense of everything.

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