Interview with Christian Piatt – Crazy Liberals…and Conservatives

    Here’s an interview I did recently with Zachary Bailes of the website, “Crazy Liberals…and Conservatives.” We talked about the State of the Christian Left and much that faces organized religion in a challenging century ahead. Listen as I interview Christian Piatt author of Banned Questions About the Bible and forthcoming book Banned Questions About Jesus.We discuss the power [Read More...]

Two Friars, a Fool, a Book and a Beer

Many thanks to Two Friars and a Fool for sharing their own thoughts on BANNED QUESTIONS ABOUT THE BIBLE. These guys are an unruly band of theologians who enjoy pub-style discourse over all things faith-related. When they asked me to share something about the new book for their forum, I was naturally happy to oblige. [Read More...]

What does the Bible really say about homosexuality?

From the upcoming book, BANNED QUESTIONS ABOUT THE BIBLE. Order sets of five copies at Chalice Press, enter the promotional code “BANNEDQ5″ at checkout and get 40% all five books. What does the Bible really say about homosexuality? Christian Piatt: Perhaps nothing sparks more heated debate over scripture than the Biblical position on homosexuality. First [Read More...]

Video: BANNED QUESTIONS ABOUT THE BIBLE

Dig the video I made about my upcoming book, BANNED QUESTIONS ABOUT THE BIBLE: [Read more...]

The flaws of biblically-based sex education

The flaws of biblically-based sex education (Originally published in PULP) It’s no shock that teen pregnancy and other related issues are a big problem in this community. It’s been that way for a long time. Various people have offered ideas about why this is and what to do about it, but little ever changes. Children [Read More...]

BANNED QUESTION #2: Aren’t women treated badly in the Bible?

I’ve added a new podcast related to the BANNED QUESTIONS book series. This podcast deals with the following question: Aren’t women treated poorly throughout the bible? Why would any intelligent modern woman today even want to read the bible? (CLICK HERE): Christian Piatt Author Podcast You can still get the 40% “author” discount on pre-orders [Read More...]

Chieftain article about my books with Chalice Press

WHERE’S THE FAITH ? New series of books tackles questions, issues that challenge young Christians CHIEFTAIN PHOTO/JOHN JAQUES Pueblo author Christian Piatt talks about a series of books he is collaborating on with a variety of authors from throughout the country. Have you ever questioned the believability of the virgin birth of Jesus Christ? Ever [Read More...]

Priests and Abuse: Misplaced Anger?

It seems almost cliché to write about religious sexual abuse scandals in a faith-oriented column, but sometimes news stories simply demand a response.

First of all, I want to make clear that, as a leader in a faith community, I’m personally both saddened and outraged every time I hear about another innocent soul falling victim to a sexual predator who uses the context of the ministry to cloak themselves in protective immunity. With every new revelation of such abuses, my question isn’t why these predators aren’t defrocked; it’s why they’re not sitting in a cell somewhere.

That said, I think some of us are focusing our righteous anger in the wrong direction. [Read more...]


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