Christian Piatt to Be Spiritual Life Focus Speaker Oct. 20

October 07, 2015


Christian Piatt, the author of postChristian: What’s Left? Can We Fix It? Do We Care?, will give two presentations at Bridgewater College on Tuesday, Oct. 20.

Piatt, an author, speaker, preacher, musician and spoken word artist, will speak at 9:30 a.m. on "Not That Kind of Christian: Re-Imagining Faith Beyond Religion," and again at 7:30 p.m. on "There Will Be Blood: Responding to Violence with a 'Third Way' Heart," in the Carter Center for Worship and Music. The programs are different and are free and open to the public.

Piatt’s first book, LOST: A Search for Meaning, was published in 2006, followed by MySpace to Sacred Space: God for a New Generation released in 2007 and co-authored by his wife, Amy. He also is the creator and editor of the “Banned Questions” book series.

In addition to his books, Piatt is a contributor to The Huffington Post, Red Letter Christians and the Good Men Project. He also is a contracted writer for Sojourners.  

Piatt serves as the director of premium content for the interfaith website, Patheos, and is director of growth and development for the First Christian Church (DOC) in Portland, Ore.

As the co-host of Homebrewed Christianity’s CultureCast, Piatt reaches 20,000 to 25,000 listeners per episode with his take on current events, faith, ethics and popular culture.