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Holy Envy: Finding God in the Faith of Others By Barbara Brown Taylor Holy Envy Finding God in the Faith of Others The renowned and beloved New York Times bestselling author of An Altar in the World and Learning to Walk in the Dark recounts her moving discoveries of finding the sacred in unexpected places while te
  • Title: Holy Envy: Finding God in the Faith of Others
  • Author: Barbara Brown Taylor
  • ISBN: 0062406566
  • Page: 260
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Holy Envy: Finding God in the Faith of Others By Barbara Brown Taylor The renowned and beloved New York Times bestselling author of An Altar in the World and Learning to Walk in the Dark recounts her moving discoveries of finding the sacred in unexpected places while teaching the world s religions to undergraduates in rural Georgia, revealing how God delights in confounding our expectations.Barbara Brown Taylor continues her spiritual journe The renowned and beloved New York Times bestselling author of An Altar in the World and Learning to Walk in the Dark recounts her moving discoveries of finding the sacred in unexpected places while teaching the world s religions to undergraduates in rural Georgia, revealing how God delights in confounding our expectations.Barbara Brown Taylor continues her spiritual journey begun in Leaving Church of finding out what the world looks like after taking off her clergy collar In Holy Envy, she contemplates the myriad ways other people and traditions encounter the Transcendent, both by digging deeper into those traditions herself and by seeing them through her students eyes as she sets off with them on field trips to monasteries, temples, and mosques Troubled and inspired by what she learns, Taylor returns to her own tradition for guidance, finding new meaning in old teachings that have too often been used to exclude religious strangers instead of embracing the divine challenges they present Re imagining some central stories from the religion she knows best, she takes heart in how often God chooses outsiders to teach insiders how out of bounds God really is.Throughout Holy Envy, Taylor weaves together stories from the classroom with reflections on how her own spiritual journey has been complicated and renewed by connecting with people of other traditions even those whose truths are quite different from hers The one constant in her odyssey is the sense that God is the one calling her to disown her version of God a change that ultimately enriches her faith in other human beings and in God Get A Copy Kindle Store Online StoresAudibleBarnes NobleWalmart eBooksApple BooksGoogle PlayAbebooksBook DepositoryIndigoAlibrisBetter World BooksIndieBoundLibraries Or buy for Hardcover, 256 pages Expected publication March 12th 2019 by HarperOne More Details ISBN 0062406566 ISBN13 9780062406569 Other Editions 7 All Editions Add a New Edition Combine Less Detail edit details Win a Copy of This Book Holy Envy Finding God in the Faith of Others by Barbara Brown Taylor Release date Mar 12, 2019 Enter for a chance to win 1 of 10 advance reader copies of New York Times bestselling author Barbara Brown Taylor s latest literary gem.In the traditi Enter for a chance to win 1 of 10 advance reader copies of New York Times bestselling author Barbara Brown Taylor s latest literary gem.In the tradition of her beloved books Learning to Walk in the Dark and An Altar in the World, Barbara Brown Taylor once again explores new ways of encountering God beyond the walls of the church, this time by recounting her adventures in teaching a course on world religions to college students in rural Georgia With field trips to temples, mosques, synagogues, and meditation centers, Taylor leads her charges into encounters with those who share different stories for explaining why we are here and how we should live By trial and error, she reveals how we can overcome barriers through the practice of holy envy Taylor weaves together classroom stories with reflections on her own spiritual journey, and, in the end, discovers that God is the one pushing us beyond our comfortable boundaries and calling us to grow in unexpected ways Enter Giveaway Format Print book

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      Barbara Brown Taylor is a New York Times best selling author, teacher, and Episcopal priest Her first memoir, Leaving Church 2006 , won an Author of the Year award from the Georgia Writers Association Her last book, Learning to Walk in the Dark 2014 , was featured on the cover of TIME magazine She has served on the faculties of Piedmont College, Columbia Theological Seminary, Candler School o Barbara Brown Taylor is a New York Times best selling author, teacher, and Episcopal priest Her first memoir, Leaving Church 2006 , won an Author of the Year award from the Georgia Writers Association Her last book, Learning to Walk in the Dark 2014 , was featured on the cover of TIME magazine She has served on the faculties of Piedmont College, Columbia Theological Seminary, Candler School of Theology at Emory University, McAfee School of Theology at Mercer University, and the Certificate in Theological Studies program at Arrendale State Prison for Women in Alto, Georgia In 2014 TIME included her on its annual list of Most Influential People in 2015 she was named Georgia Woman of the Year in 2016 she received The President s Medal at the Chautauqua Institution in New York She currently serves on the Board of Trustees for Mercer University and is working on her fourteenth book, Holy Envy, forthcoming from HarperOne in August 2018

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