Rev. Dr. Barbara Brown Taylor

Barbara Brown Taylor is an Episcopal priest who teaches religion at Piedmont College in rural northeast Georgia. Before becoming a full-time teacher in 1997, she spent fifteen years in parish ministry. In 2001, she joined the faculty of Columbia Theological Seminary in Decatur, Georgia, as adjunct professor of Christian spirituality. An editor-at-large for The Christian Century and sometime commentator on Georgia Public Radio, she is the author of ten books, including When God Is Silent (Cowley 1998) and Speaking of Sin: The Lost Language of Salvation (Cowley 2000).