Barbara Brown Taylor

Barbara Brown Taylor

  • Barbara Brown Taylor 
  • Writer, speaker, Spiritual Contrarian


People expect preachers to proclaim the gospel not only through their words, but also through their lives. So preachers get busy with good works as well as good words. But what strengths of character do preachers need in order to let their light shine without burning out? Barbara Brown Taylor, holder of the Harry R. Butman Chair in Religion and Philosophy at Piedmont College and an Episcopal priest whose noble simplicity has made her (according to Newsweek,) one of the 12 most effective preachers in the English language, will describe three prime virtues needed by every faithful preacher.

Presentations at Calvin University:

The Preaching Life
Part of the: January Series

Friday, January 10, 2003  (12:30 PM–1:30 PM EST)
Covenant Fine Arts Center Auditorium

Underwritten by: Varnum Law

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Featured publication

Holy Envy: Finding God in the Faith of Others

Holy Envy: Finding God in the Faith of Others
by Barbara Brown Taylor 
HarperOne (March 12, 2019)


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