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    Barbara Brown Taylor — Episcopal priest, teacher, columnist and author. For years, her books reflected her perspective as a church member and leader. Her new book, LEAVING CHURCH, is about burning out as the priest of a parish she had wanted very much to serve, and then leaving not only the pastoral ministry but many of her former beliefs, too. More

    March 9, 2007 | Comments (4)

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    Read more of Bob Abernethy's April 5, 2006 interview with writer and preacher Frederick Buechner.

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    Frederick Buechner is an ordained Presbyterian minister, but has never pastored a church and rarely attends one. His ministry is his writing: 32 novels and memoirs so far, and some sermons, as a guest preacher, many of which are in a new book, SECRETS IN THE DARK. For many Christians he's a celebrity, but Buechner feels that seeking ordination is the worst possible career move for a writer.

    May 5, 2006 | 0 Comments

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    The bestselling author talks about faith, failure, forgiveness, finding Jesus, and being a Christian. More

    February 17, 2006 | Comments (6)

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    Religion & Ethics Newsweekly's David E. Anderson reviews GILEAD, a novel by Marilynne Robinson.

    March 18, 2005 | Comments (1)

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    Watch Robinson read from the final pages of “Gilead” and read this March 11, 2005 interview with her in Washington, DC. More

    March 18, 2005 | 0 Comments

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    Rabbi Harold Kushner is well-known for his 1981 book WHEN BAD THINGS HAPPEN TO GOOD PEOPLE. Recently, Rabbi Kushner wrote a meditation on the 23rd Psalm called THE LORD IS MY SHEPHERD. Rabbi Kushner affirms that the 23rd Psalm answers the question, how do you live in a dangerous and unpredictable world?

    November 26, 2004 | 0 Comments

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    Read a review of Elaine Pagels’ best-selling book “Beyond Belief: The Secret Gospel of Thomas.” More

    November 21, 2003 | 0 Comments

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    Read more excerpts from Mary Alice Williams’s interview with Princeton historian Elaine Pagels, author of BEYOND BELIEF: THE SECRET GOSPEL OF THOMAS (Random House):
    Q: What is the Gospel of Thomas?
    A: The Gospel of Thomas claims to be the … More

    October 10, 2003 | 0 Comments

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