Lauren Winner

Event time: 
Wednesday, December 2, 2009 - 10:30am
Event description: 

Part of the 2009-2010 Yale Literature and Spirituality Series

Presented in collaboration with the Yale Divinity Student Book Supply

Readings followed by a book-signing and a reception


Marquand Chapel

409 Prospect Street, New Haven

Lauren Winner is Assistant Professor of Christian Spirituality at Duke University. She is the author of three books, Girl Meets GodMudhouse Sabbath, and Real Sex: The Naked Truth about Chastity. She has appeared on PBS’s Religion & Ethics Newsweekly and has written for The New York Times Book Review, The Washington Post Book World, Publishers Weekly, Books and Culture, and Christianity Today. Winner has degrees from Duke, Columbia, and Cambridge universities, and holds a Ph.D. in history. The former book editor for Beliefnet, Lauren teaches at Duke Divinity School, and lives in Durham, North Carolina. Lauren travels extensively to lecture and teach, and during the academic year of 2007-2008, she is a visiting fellow at the Center for the Study of Religion at Princeton University. (While there, she’s revising her dissertation, which examines household religious practice in eighteenth-century Virginia, for publication.) When she’s home, you can usually find her curled up, on her couch or screen porch, with a good novel.