Jeff Sharlet, Assistant Professor of English at Dartmouth College, returns for the second installment of an interview focusing on his new book, C Street – The Fundamentalist Threat to American Democracy. This week, the writer tells us more about his investigation into threatening religious influence on politics. His book is a follow-up to The Family: The Secret Fundamentalism at the Heart of American Power, which he published in 2009.
Ouisie Shapiro, on her book for adolescent readers, Bullying and Me: Schoolyard Stories, published last month. Through 13 young people’s personal stories, Shapiro explores the dangerous issue and effects of bullying on kids’ lives.
Sarah Posner, Associate Editor of Religion Dispatches, on the continuously influential role of religion in the current political campaign cycle. She is the author of God’s Profits: Faith, Fraud, and the Republican Crusade for Values Voters.