Lawrence Wright on Religion, ISIS, and Scientology

from  Here's The Thing with Alec Baldwin

Apr 14, 2015

Lawrence Wright is an author, screenwriter, playwright, and a staff writer for The New Yorker magazine. He won the Pulitzer Prize for his 2006 book The Looming Tower: Al-Qaeda and the Road to 9/11. Most recently, filmmaker Alex Gibney directed an HBO documentary based on Wright's reporting in Going Clear: Scientology, Hollywood, and the Prison of Unbelief.  Much of Wright's work is about how religious belief animates personal action and political conflict. He has documented the Jonestown massacr...more

Pastime is not the owner of the podcast content presented on this page. Pastime is not affiliated with nor endorses this content. © 2017 Pastime