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Leaving Church: A Memoir of Faith
Start date
October 19, 2011
Finish date
November 29, 2011
Leaving Church
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We'll be reading the book, "Leaving Church: A Memoir of Faith" by Barbara Brown Taylor.

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Nov 27, 2011 added it
Shelves: religion, memoir
I normally rate the books that I read, but in this case, I am going to take a wimpy pass on providing a rating. The story follows a woman Episcopal priest who joins the clergy- helps her church grow quite quickly and then eventually burns out feeling empty and further from the Divine than she has ever been before. In all her religiosity and business for God she misplaced her love relationship. She then becomes a teacher and is free to explore religion again and anew.

I loved the story and the wa
Mar 06, 2011 rated it liked it
Shelves: memoirs
Just finished this book and we had a great discussion in our book club about it.
Stephen A. Rhodes
Jan 11, 2012 rated it it was amazing