Lauren Winner: Still – Notes on a Mid-Faith Crisis


Ever feel like ministry makes your spiritual life tougher?  Keeping busy can so easily become our most common spiritual practice.  Join Derrick and Carol as they talk with Lauren Winner, author of Still.  Still offers reflections on how murky and gray the spiritual life can be while, at the same time, shows us how to see the light we do encounter more clearly. The former book editor for Beliefnet, Lauren teaches at Duke Divinity School, and lives in Durham, North Carolina. Lauren travels extensively to lecture and teach.  Her other books include Girl Meets God and Mudhouse Sabbath.

 

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Kelly J Baker: The Zombies Are Coming!

The new season opens with zombies!  How awesome is that?!?!  We have a lot to learn about our society from zombies as we chat with Dr. Kelly J Baker. Kelly is the author of Gospel According to the Klan: The KKK’s Appeal to Protestant America, 1915-1930, The Zombies Are Coming!: The Realities of the Zombie Apocalypse in American Culture, and a forthcoming cultural history of zombies from the University of Washington Press.

She received a PhD from Florida State University in Religion in 2008, particularly American religious history. She edits the Religion in American History blog and blogs at www.kellyjbaker.com.

 

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