Inspirational humorist, Lowell D. Streiker is an ordained minister in the United Church of Christ and holds a Ph.D. in religion from Princeton University. He has co-produced and moderated the television series “Counterpoint” for CBS. He has appeared on numerous radio and television programs including “The Oprah Winfrey Show,” “The Merv Griffin Show,” and CBS Morning News.
Dr. Streiker is the author, co-author, editor of, and contributor to forty books. He is the author of several standard works dealing with sects, cults, and conversion phenomena including “The Cults Are Coming,” “Cults: The Continuing Threat,” “Mind-Bending: Brainwashing, Cults, and Deprogramming in the ’80s,” and “The Gospel Time Bomb: Ultrafundamentalism and the Future of America.” He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in philosophy from Temple University and both an MA and Ph.D. in religion from Princeton University.
- Surviving the Stained Glass Jungle: The State and Fate of the Christian Ministry. 2012
- Rev. Lowell’s Laughter in the House of God, 2013.
- I Wish I’d Said That: Rev. Lowell’s Favorite Aphorisms, 2014