Lawrence Swaim
Lawrence Swaim

Lawrence Swaim is the Executive Director of the Interfaith Freedom Foundation, a public-interest nonprofit advocating civil rights for religious minorities and religious liberty for all. The IFF is especially engaged in opposing the growth of Islamophobia in the US. Swaim has a long history of progressive involvement, including ten years of union politics (Postal Workers). He has written three novels, writes a regular column on religious liberty issues and has done journalism from Latin America and Europe. He has also worked 25 years as a counselor in residential treatment programs for clients suffering from emotional trauma, addictions and chronic mental illness. He lives in California.

Books by Lawrence Swaim
Death of Judeo-Christianity, The by

Death of Judeo-Christianity, The

Religious Aggression and Systemic Evil in the Modern World

Jul 2012

If religion can define evil, why can't it stop it?

Trauma Bond by

Trauma Bond

An Inquiry into the Nature of Evil

Mar 2013

Breaking the Cycle of Violence Starts with You

Dangerous Pilgrims by

Dangerous Pilgrims

Oct 2016

Political and literary thriller set in 1980s Guatemala.

In the Land of Dreams by

In the Land of Dreams

Nov 2017

A tale of ancestral secrets and the merging of past and present in modern-day Manhattan.

How Finkelstein Broke the Trauma Bond, and Beat the Holocaust by

How Finkelstein Broke the Trauma Bond, and Beat the Holocaust

Traumatic Memory and the Struggle Against Systemic Evil

Oct 2015

Deconstructing Traumatic Memory, Resisting Systemic Evil.


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