With Friends Like These

The Giant Negging Pick-Up Artist in the Sky

The Giant Negging Pick-Up Artist in the Sky

With Friends Like These - December 20, 2019 - 1:02:22

This week Chrissy Stroop (@C_Stroop) and Lauren O’Neal (@laureneoneal) join Ana Marie Cox (@anamariecox) to talk about their childhood fears of hellfire and their new book, Empty the Pews: Stories of Leaving the Church. They discuss how they left their churches, why they did it, and the need for ex-believers to have a seat at the table. Afterwards, they talk about the implications of evangelical Christianity in the public sphere (and how our policies have terrifyingly reflected that). Join us this week for a conversation on what is feels like to have some crazy religious cognitive dissonance.Thanks to our sponsors!Stitch Fix is an online personal styling service that delivers your favorite clothing, shoes, and accessories, directly to you. With no subscription required, pick between automatic shipments or only getting new pieces on demand. Shipping, exchanges, and returns are always free, and Plus, the $20 styling fee is automatically applied towards anything you keep from your box. Get started today at Stitchfix.com/friends and get an extra 25% off when you keep everything in your box! ThirdLove Does Bras Differently: They believe that every woman deserves to feel comfortable and confident every day. Third Love bras are designed to fit you, not the other way around: Designed with measurements from millions of women, their bra styles are made to fit your life. They have over 80 bra sizes, but know that the only one that matters is yours. Go to THIRDLOVE.com/FRIENDS now to find your perfect-fitting bra… and get 15% off your first purchase!

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On this season of With Friends Like These, Forgiveness and Reconciliation, host Ana Marie Cox looks at post-Trump America and tries to find models for how we forgive people, and if we should.

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Ana Marie Cox
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