FORA.tv Speaker - Don Lattin

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Biography

Don Lattin is one of the nation's leading journalists covering alternative and mainstream religious movements and figures in America. He is the author of the upcoming book Jesus Freaks - A True Story of Murder and Madness on the Evangelical Edge. He also wrote Following Our Bliss - How the Spiritual Ideals of the Sixties Shape Our Lives Today and is the co-author (with Richard Cimino) of Shopping for Faith - American Religion in the New Millennium.

His work has appeared in dozens of U.S. magazines and newspapers, including the San Francisco Chronicle, where Lattin covered the religion beat for nearly two decades. He has also worked as a consultant and commentator for "Dateline NBC"; "PrimeTime Live" and "Good Morning America" on ABC Television; "American Morning" on CNN and "Religion and Ethics News Weekly" on PBS.

Lattin has taught religion writing at the Graduate School of Journalism at the University of California at Berkeley, where he holds a degree in sociology. During the summer of 2007, Lattin worked as the story editor for "News21" at UC Berkeley.

2 Programs

Don Lattin: The Harvard Psychedelic Club

01.07.10 | 00:50:01 min | 1 comment

Don Lattin: Jesus Freaks

10.16.07 | 00:32:01 min | 0 comments