Barbara Brown Taylor is the Butman Professor of Religion at Piedmont College in rural northeast Georgia. An Episcopal priest since 1984, she is the author of 13 books, including the New York Times bestsellers Learning to Walk in the Darkand An Altar in the World. Her first memoir, Leaving Church, met with widespread critical acclaim, winning a 2006 Author of the Year award from the Georgia Writers Association. Taylor and her husband Ed live on a working organic vegetable farm in the foothills of the Appalachians with wild turkeys, red foxes, two broken down Quarter horses and too many chickens. (From Taylor’s website)
Quote from An Altar in the World: A Geography of Faith (2010).
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