Chris Pratt makes no secret of the fact that he’s a Christian. He even met his wife at church.
Christian faith has fallen out of favor, socially, so it’s trendy to dunk in all things Christian.. but Pratt takes it in stride. He even gives ‘chapter and verse’ for his reason why.
‘That’s nothing new, that’s nothing new, you know?’ Pratt told Page Six, adding, ‘If I was of this world, they would love me just like that but as it is, I’ve chosen out of this world. That’s John 15:18 through 20.’
‘That’s the way it is, nothing new, 2,000 years ago they hated him, too,’ he added, referring to Jesus Christ. — DailyMail
But he makes a distinction between having a living relationship with Christ and being someone who just ticks off religious boxes like Dana Carvey’s Church Lady character from old-school SNL.
“Religion has been oppressive as f*ck for a long time,” he said. “I didn’t know that I would kind of become the face of religion when really I’m not a religious person.
‘I think there’s a distinction between being religious — adhering to the customs created by man, oftentimes appropriating the awe reserved for who I believe is a very real God — and using it to control people, to take money from people, to abuse children, to steal land, to justify hatred.
‘Whatever it is. The evil that’s in the heart of every single man has glommed onto the back of religion and come along for the ride.’ — DailyMail