David V. Barrett

David V. Barrett is a British fan and sociologist of religion who has widely written on topics pertaining to new religious movements.

He was on the committee for the Sou'Wester Eastercon and edited Vector, the critical journal of the British Science Fiction Association in the late 1980s, and organized and chaired the Arthur C. Clarke Award for three years.

He has written A Brief History of Secret Societies: The Hidden Powers of Clandestine Organizations and Elites from the Ancient World to the Present Day (2007).

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