Contested Knowledge: What Conspiracy Theories are Telling Us
From Jeff Layne
Professor of Religious Studies,
San Diego State University
Professor Moore’s lecture focuses on the current interest, or revival, in various conspiracies, with a look at what they mean in terms of the democratic process. She is the author of “Understanding Jonestown and Peoples Temple” (Greenwood Press, 2009) and co-author (with Risa Levitt Kohn) of “A Portable God: The Origin of Judaism and Christianity” (Rowman & Littlefield, 2007).
Recorded: March 9, 2011