S2.E31: Daveo Mathias- The Writer Who Lost Faith at APU
Chapel ProbationJanuary 10, 2023x
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S2.E31: Daveo Mathias- The Writer Who Lost Faith at APU

Scott OkamotoScott OkamotoHost

No, I'm not talking about me. I'm talking about Daveo Mathias, a talented writer and creative human who got hammered by APU's evangelical culture to the point where he stopped believing in God because of his time there. As a new freshman, Daveo got a story published in the prestigious and new at the time web site McSweeny's. And while that might have offered a young writer some serious writing cred at a normal university, for Daveo, it was just one in a list of sins he committed simply by being a thinking, living human. Like many others, he found his people, but he still feels the pain of being rejected by an intractable, unforgivable culture that demanded conformity of its White students. 

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