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Barbara Brown Taylor

Author of Leaving church

Includes the names: Taylor Barbara Brown, Barbara Brown Taylor (Author)

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Barbara Brown Taylor is the author of the New York Times bestsellers An Altar in the World and Learning to Walk in the Dark, which was also named one of Publishers Weekly's Best Religion Books of 2014, as well as Leaving Church, which received an Author of the Year award from the Georgia Writers Association, and many others. Taylor is an Episcopal priest and the emerita Butman Professor of Religion at Piedmont College. She lives on a working farm in rural northeast Georgia with her husband, Ed. — biography from Holy Envy: Finding God in the Faith of Others… (more)
Leaving church 1,056 copies, 39 reviews
Learning to Walk in the Dark (Author) 573 copies, 7 reviews
Home By Another Way 328 copies, 8 reviews
When God Is Silent 324 copies, 1 review
Bread of Angels 248 copies, 1 review
Gospel Medicine 203 copies, 1 review
The Best Spiritual Writing 1999 (Contributor) 67 copies, 2 reviews
The Collected Sermons of Fred B. Craddock (Foreword, some editions) 61 copies
What's the Matter With Preaching Today? (Contributor, some editions) 49 copies
The Best Christian Writing 2002 (Contributor, some editions) 31 copies
Just Preaching: Prophetic Voices for Economic Justice (Contributor, some editions) 25 copies
Fresh Air: Faith, Reason and Doubt (Contributor) 9 copies, 1 review
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