Portrait of Chris Stedman

Chris Stedman

Chris Stedman is the Interfaith and Community Service Fellow for the Humanist Chaplaincy at Harvard University, the emeritus managing director of State of Formation at the Journal of Inter-Religious Dialogue, and the founder of the first blog dedicated to exploring atheist–interfaith engagement, NonProphet Status.

Chris received an MA in Religion from Meadville Lombard Theological School at the University of Chicago, for which he was awarded the Billings Prize for Most Outstanding Scholastic Achievement. Chris writes for The Huffington Post Gay Voices and The Huffington Post Religion, and he is The Washington Post On Faith’s youngest panelist. His memoir, Faitheist, will be published by Beacon Press in late 2012.

Chris is an atheist working to foster positive and productive dialogue between faith communities and the non-religious. In 2011, The Huffington Post listed Chris’s work as one of the Top 11 Religion Stories of the year and named him one of the top interfaith activists on Twitter.