Lauren Winner

Author and Assistant Professor of Christian Spirituality
Duke Divinity School
Durham, N.C.
Lauren Winner

Biography

Lauren Winner writes and lectures widely on Christian practice, the history of Christianity in America, and Jewish-Christian relations. Her books include "Girl Meets God," "Mudhouse Sabbath," "Real Sex," "A Cheerful and Comfortable Faith" and, most recently, "Still: Notes on a Mid-Faith Crisis."

Winner’s research has been supported by numerous institutions, including Monticello, the Museum of Early Southern Decorative Arts and the Center for the Study of Religion at Princeton University. During the 2010-2011 academic year she was a fellow at the Institute of Sacred Music at Yale University.

Winner has appeared on PBS’ "Religion & Ethics Newsweekly" and has served as a commentator on NPR’s “All Things Considered.” She has written for The New York Times Book Review, The Washington Post Book World, Publishers Weekly, Books and Culture and Christianity Today, and her essays have been included in several volumes of "The Best Christian Writing."

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