Episode 259: Elaine Pagels

She burst onto the scene with The Gnostic Gospels – and aren’t you glad there’s a scene onto which a historian of religion can burst? A rare scholar who speaks lucidly to civilians like me, she is the author most recently of Why Religion?.  Music from Stephanie Coleman.

Person: Valentinus
Plce: Castle Creek, Colorado
Thing: a Zuni frog fetish
Randy’s Thing: the Maxwell House Haggadah