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EPISODE 052: Leaving A-Holiness Behind: Christian Piatt

EPISODE 052: Leaving A-Holiness Behind: Christian Piatt

Author, editor, speaker, musician and spoken word artist Christian Piatt and I sit down to diagnose how big of an asshole I am. "Let he who admits he's an asshole cast the first stone." - JESUS Ok, Jesus didn't say that. But he did understand that change began at the acknowledgment of the problem. If Christian's are assholes, the only hope of that changing is the admittance of our own ass-holiness. One of the reasons that I, Zac, have renounced my Christianity is because it made me into a person that I didn't like. The more authority I was given in the church, the more of a douche I found myself becoming. The more biblical knowledge I had, the more I had to correct others that didn't have it. The deeper I understood theology, the more arrogant I became, and the more distanced I felt from my humanity and experiencing the gritty, real, and beautiful humanity of others. Christianity lead me to see myself as set apart, special, and different from others. It put me at odds with those that w