Lauren F. Winner

Spirituality, Theology

Lauren Winner is an associate professor of Christian spirituality at Duke Divinity School and an Episcopal priest. She 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, A Cheerful and Comfortable Faith, Still: Notes on a Mid-Faith Crisis, and, most recently, Wearing God. Winner has written for the New York Times Book Review, the Washington Post Book World, Publishers Weekly, and Christianity Today, and her essays have been included in The Best Christian Writing.

Festival Years: 2004, 2006, 2018