Associate professor of English at Dartmouth College, and a fellow with the Investigative Fund at the Nation Institute; journalist and author, most recently, of Sweet Heaven When I Die: Faith, Faithlessness and the Country in Between, contributing editor at Harper's magazine; former research scholar at the New York University Center for Religion and Media
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