Rev. Barbara Brown Taylor at Westminster Town Hall Forum

Barbara Brown Taylor, author and Episcopal priest.
Barbara Brown Taylor, author and Episcopal priest.
Courtesy of Westminster Town Hall Forum

Barbara Brown Taylor speaks at the Westminster Town Hall Forum in Minneapolis about ways to increase understanding between people of different religions — or no religion.

Barbara Brown Taylor is an Episcopal priest, a teacher and a best-selling author.

Her newest book is titled "Holy Envy: Finding God in the Faith of Others."

Barbara Brown Taylor has authored 14 books on religion and spirituality, including "Leaving Church," "An Altar in the World," and "Learning to Walk in the Dark," which was featured on the cover of Time magazine.

She has served on the faculties of Piedmont College, Columbia Theological Seminary, Chandler School of Theology at Emory University, McAfee School of Theology at Mercer University and on the Certificate in Theological Studies program at Arrendale State Prison for Women in Alto, Ga.

Barbara Brown Taylor has been recognized by Baylor University as one of the top 12 preachers in America.

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