Barbara Brown Taylor

Barbara Brown TaylorBarbara Brown Taylor is an Episcopal priest, a popular speaker and workshop leader, and one of the “twelve most effective preachers in the English language,” according to Baylor University. Ordained in 1983, Taylor served urban and rural parishes in Georgia for fifteen years before assuming her current post as Harry R. Butman Professor of Religion and Philosophy at Piedmont College in Demorest, Georgia. In recent years, she has lectured on preaching at Yale, Princeton, and Duke Universities, and has preached at churches throughout the country. Taylor is author of ten books, including The Preaching Life and Leaving Church: A Memoir.


Center Recordings by this Speaker

EagleFaith on the Edge

Lecture CD: $10

American Christianity is suffering an identity crisis. New scholarship, neighbors and attitudes toward human sexuality have all posed major challenges to traditional Christian self-understanding. Does the way forward lead back to the center, where we may re-commit ourselves to the core articles of our faith, or does it lead to the very edges, where we may be called to re-invent ourselves in order to love as we are loved by God? Barbara Brown Taylor presents her thoughts on living a “Faith on the Edge.”

Contents: Lecture - 1 CD
order recording Date Recorded: April 21, 2006
Product Code: Lecture-BBT001

Woman with RoseRecovering the Mystical Dimension of Faith & Embodied Holiness

Lecture CD: $10

Workshop CD: $30

The American church seems preoccupied with the institutional and intellectual dimensions of faith. In this lecture, Taylor, an elegant thinker and speaker, calls us to a “prophetic mysticism.” In Saturday’s workshop: “Embodied Holiness”, Rev. Taylor examines ways that the body and its senses have been dropped out of many forms of Christian spirituality and how much we have to gain by recovering an incarnate approach to God.

Contents: Lecture - 1 CD; Workshop - 3 CD's
order recording Date Recorded: December 5 & 6, 2003
Product Code: Lecture-BBT002, Workshop-BBT003

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