Damian Thompson is a British journalist, author and blogger. He read history at Oxford University and has a Ph.D from the London School of Economics.
He is a Saturday columnist for the The Daily Telegraph and Editor of Telegraph Blogs, with responsibility for editing and commissioning blogs on politics, religion, finance and culture.
His previous books include:
- The End of Time: Faith and the Fear in the Shadow of the Millennium (University Press of New England, 1997)
- Loose Canon: A Portrait of Brian Brindley (ed) (Continuum, 2004)
- Waiting for Antichrist: Charisma and Apocalypse in a Pentecostal Church (Oxford University Press, 2005)
- Counterknowledge: How We Surrendered to Conspiracy Theories, Quack Medicine, Bogus Science and Fake History (Atlantic Books, 2008)
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