Barbara Brown Taylor

2014 Events

January 12--11:00 am. The Vedanta Center of Atlanta

January 16--Palm Beach Fellowship of Christians and Jews

January 17--Royal Poinciana Chapel, Palm Beach, FL

February 9--Duke University Chapel

February 28-March 1--"The Dignity of Difference: Being Christian in a Multi-Faith World," Piedmont College's Annual Religion & the Liberal Arts Conference, Claremont and Pomona, CA

March 22--Mary and Martha's Place, Atlanta, GA

April 9--5:00 pm. Book-signing at Mason-Scharfenstein Museum at Piedmont College

April 11-12--"Learning to Walk in the Dark," EMW Lecture Series in Gainesville, GA

April 19--12:00 noon-2:00 pm. Prater's Main Street Books, Clayton, GA

April 30--6:30 pm. Cathedral Book Store, the Episcopal Cathedral of Saint Philip, Atlanta

May 1--Georgia Center for the Book event at First Baptist Church, Decatur, GA

May 7--7:30 pm. Episcopal Cathedral of Saint Mark, Seattle, WA

May 8--7:00 pm. Immanuel Presbyterian Church, Tacoma, WA

May 9--7:00 pm. First Baptist Church of Seattle, WA

May 15--7:30 pm. Boulder Book Store, Boulder, CO

May 16--7:30 pm. The Tattered Cover, Denver, CO

May 19-20--The Festival of Homiletics, Minneapolis, MN

May 22--Virginia Theological Seminary, Alexandria, VA

May 24--Avid Bookshop, Athens, GA

May 27--6:30 pm, FoxTale Book Shoppe, Woodstock, GA

June 25--5:30 pm, Trinity Cathedral, Columbia, SC

June 26--5:00 pm, Episcopal Church of the Advent, Spartanburg, SC

July 13-19--Ring Lake Ranch, Dubois, Wyoming (waiting list only)

July 27--Second Ponce de Leon Baptist Church, Atlanta, GA

July 30--Book-signing (5:30-6:30 pm) and talk (6:30-7:30 pm) at Suncoast Hospice, 5771 Roosevelt Boulevard, Clearwater, FL. Event to be held at the Gathering Place in Building 100. Space is limited, so RSVP to 727-523-3427 to reserve your seat.

August 27--Convocation Speaker at King University, Bristol, TN, through the auspices of the Buechner Institute

August 31--Ninth Annual AJC Decatur Book Festival

September 22-23--The Summit, Abilene Christian University, Abilene, TX

October 2--Saint Stephen's Episcopal Church, Richmond, VA

October 17-19--Myers Park Baptist Church, Charlotte, NC

November 6-9--"Seeking the Sacred Thread: Celebrating the Heart of Life." AwakeningSoul 2014 winter retreat with John Philip Newell and Fran McKendree at Lutheridge Conference Center, Arden, NC (waiting list only)

December 6--Mercer University Author's Luncheon, Atlanta, GA

December 14--Trinity Presbyterian Church, Atlanta, GA

Upcoming in 2015

January 29-February 1--Gladdening Light Symposium 2015, Winter Park, FL

February 22--Anderson School of Theology for Laypersons, Anderson, SC

March 14--Inaugural Lillian E. Smith Symposium on Arts and Social Change, Piedmont College, Athens, GA

April 7-8--Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN

May 15--Eden Theological Seminary commencement, Saint Louis, MO

June 10-12--Frederick Buechner Writer's Workshop at Princeton Seminary, Princeton, NJ

July1-15--Book tour of the UK

August 2-5--Retreat with John Philip Newell at Wisdom Ways Center for Spirituality, Saint Paul, MN

November 13-15--Mountaintop Lectures, Dahlonega, GA

December 18-20--Kripalu Center for Yoga and Health, Stockbridge, MA

Barbara is not presently accepting any new invitations to travel. Stay tuned to this page for updates.

Selected Works

New York Times bestseller “Eyes wide open, Barbara Brown Taylor has written a precise and evocative field guide to the dark. Exploring the complex and generative terrain of twilight and absence on her own terms, she generously includes us on her journeys, and encourages us to make our own.” (Sharon Salzberg, author of Real Happiness and Lovingkindness)
“Sermons wonderfully intelligent, moving and direct.”
--Annie Dillard
The 1997 Lyman Beecher Lectures on Preaching at Yale
New York Times bestseller "This is the most completely beautiful book in religion that I have read in a very long time."
--Phyllis Tickle
Georgia Author of the Year "I love this book. Her beautiful, absorbing memoir will bless countless readers, helping us to see God in the church, and out in the world, and in the small interstices in between."
--Lauren Winner

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