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Jeff Sharlet on Radiant Truths

posted on July 1, 2014

At Harper’s, Sam Kestenbaum interviews author Jeff Sharlet, a founding editor of the online journals Killing the Buddha and The Revealer. Sharlet’s new anthology Radiant Truths is a compilation of literary journalism pieces on American religion. “We’re not singing in harmony,” Sharlet says. “Rather, the sound of belief in America — ‘the noise of democracy,’ as President James Buchanan put it in in his only memorable phrase — is cacophony, countless voices singing different songs together. Which is kind of wonderful.”

Read at Harper's