Hear Jeff Sharlet discuss The Family on October 29th

Sharlet and SekouWhat’s scarier than your Halloween plans? You guessed it: The Family, the “secret fundamentalism at the heart of American power” that our very own Jeff Sharlet chronicled in his bestselling book.

On October 29, just two days before scary day, come join us at the Brooklyn Society for Ethical Culture for a unique conversation between Jeff and KtB contributor Rev. Osagyefo Uhuru Sekou. Here’s all the info:

The Brooklyn Forum for Ethics and Justice
Killing the Buddha
Whose God?: The Religious Right, Politics, and Democracy
A conversation between Jeff Sharlet and Rev. Osagyefo Uhuru Sekou

Thursday, October 29th, 2009
Brooklyn Society for Ethical Culture
53 Prospect Park West
Brooklyn, New York
Donation: $10.00
Cash bar

Please join us for a candid conversation about the role of religion in American politics and the future of democracy with Jeff Sharlet, author of the New York Times bestseller The Family: The Secret Fundamentalism at the Heart of American Power and co-founder of Killing the Buddha & Rev. Osagyefo Uhuru Sekou, author of the forthcoming Gods, Gays, and Guns:  Religion and the Future of Democracy and Fellow-in-Residence, Brooklyn Society for Ethical Culture.


Through film series, book talks, and symposiums featuring authors, grassroots community based activists, religious scholars, and leading public intellectuals, The Brooklyn Forum for Ethics and Justice seeks to create a public ethics of justice for all. The Brooklyn Forum is an initiative of the Brooklyn Society for Ethical Culture.

Video highlights of this event are now available here.