Damian Thompson completed his PhD in the sociology of religion at the London School of Economics. He is a leader-writer for the Daily Telegraph. He is also editor-in-chief of the Catholic Herald and the author of the End of Time (1996) and Waiting for Antichrist (2005).
"'Damian Thompson's extraordinary book is literally a revelation... Superb and often breathtaking.' J. G. Ballard, Daily Telegraph"