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Leaving Church A Memoir of Faith

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ISBN-10: 0060872632

ISBN-13: 9780060872632

Edition: N/A

Authors: Barbara Brown Taylor, Barbara B. Taylor

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By now I expected to be a seasoned parish minister, wearing black clergy shirts grown gray from frequent washing. I expected to love the children who hung on my legs after Sunday morning services until they grew up and had children of their own. I even expected to be buried wearing the same red vestments in which I was ordained. Today those vestments are hanging in the sacristy of an Anglican church in Kenya, my church pension is frozen, and I am as likely to spend Sunday mornings with friendly Quakers, Presbyterians, or Congregationalists as I am with the Episcopalians who remain my closest kin. Some-times I even keep the Sabbath with a cup of steaming Assam tea on my front porch,…    
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Book details

List price: $15.99
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 5/1/2012
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 272
Size: 5.25" wide x 8.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.440
Language: English

Barbara Brown Taylor's last book, An Altar in the World , was a New York Times bestseller that received the Silver Nautilus Award in 2012. Her first memoir, Leaving Church , received an Author of the Year Award from the Georgia Writers Association and won the Theologos Award for Best General Interest Book of 2006. Taylor spent fifteen years in parish ministry before becoming the Butman Professor of Religion at Piedmont College, where she has taught world religions since 1998. She lives on a working farm in rural north Georgia with her husband, Ed.

Introduction
Finding
Losing
Keeping
Acknowledgments
Recommended Reading
Reader's Guide