My latest at The Daily…
Chris Stedman builds bridges. He’s a former evangelical — now atheist — who sometimes still slips into believer-speak. He’s a prolific blogger and the author of the forthcoming book, “Faitheist: How an Atheist Found Common Ground with the Religious.” Also, he’s gay. In short, he should be a kind of walking casualty of the culture wars.
But he’s not. He’s a survivor, and in his work as assistant humanist chaplain at Harvard, in his many speaking engagements and in his writing, he models how people with opposing perspectives can actually find common ground, work together and differ respectfully.
Read the rest at The Daily.
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