Author of “Prime Time Preachers” to Speak at WFU

Jeffrey K. Hadden, a prominent sociologist best known for his research on religious broadcasters and the Christian Right, will speak at Wake Forest University Monday, Nov. 3, at 7:30 p.m in DeTamble Auditorium.

Hadden, a sociology professor at the University of Virginia, has written several books, including ” The Gathering Storm in the Churches, “Prime Time Preachers,” and “The Handbook of Cults and Sects in America.” He and his students have created a popular Web site on new religious movements.

Hadden’s talk, “The Late, Great Theory of Secularization Revisited,” is sponsored by the sociology department’s Clarence and Adele Patrick Lectureship Fund and is a Year of Religion in American Life event.

Admission is free. For information, call 758-5495.

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