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Aug 26, 2023

"I like it much better than 'religious' or 'spiritual' -- to be a seeker after the sacred or the holy, which ends up for me being the really real." --Barbara Brown Taylor

This Hunger for Holiness

"Being in the presence of Barbara Brown Taylor's wonderfully wise and meandering mind and spirit, after all these years of knowing her voice in the world, is a true joy. I might even use a religious word -- it feels like a "blessing." And this is not a conversation about the decline of church or about more and more people being "spiritual but not religious." We both agree that this often-repeated phrase is not an adequate way of seeing the human hunger for holiness. This is as alive as it has ever been in our time -- even if it is shape-shifting in ways my Southern Baptist and Barbara's Catholic and Methodist forebears could never have imagined." More in this On Being interview between Krista Tippett and Episcopal priest, public theologian and author, Barbara Brown Taylor.

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