D. J. Grothe

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1973 –


Who is D. J. Grothe?

Douglas James "D. J." Grothe is an American writer and public speaker who talks about issues at the nexus of science, critical thinking, secularism, religion and the paranormal. He is president of the James Randi Educational Foundation. Until the end of 2009, he was Vice President and Director of Outreach Programs at the Center for Inquiry, a "think tank that advances science, reason and secular values in public affairs and at the grassroots." He is contributing editor of Skeptical Inquirer magazine, and lectures throughout North America at colleges and universities. He edited On the Beauty of Science, about the worldview and life's work of Nobel Laureate Herbert Hauptman. He formerly hosted the nationally popular radio show and podcast Point of Inquiry which features leading thinkers in the sciences, skepticism and humanism, and now hosts For Good Reason, a similar interview program. He is a former professional magician and "psychic entertainer." D.J. attended the Worldwide Church of God in the St. Louis area for a number of years, beginning as a teenager, and later attended Ambassador College, which was sponsored by the church.

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Jun 25, 1973
St. Louis
  • Atheism
  • United States of America
  • Washington University in St. Louis
  • Ambassador College

on July 23, 2013


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