Rekindling the Intellectual, Spiritual, Creative legacy of Christians in Culture

winnerThis years WinterFest theme was: My Spiritual Journey (So Far), Notes on a Mid-Faith Crisis.

In the third of four talks, author Lauren Winner, talks about the space after the darkness, the moving forward, looking for the hiddenness of God and rethinking your idea of the God you are looking for. "When kids play hide and seek they usually hide in the same spot, over and over... a characteristic of God is his hiddenness."

Lauren is the author of numerous books, including Mudhouse Sabbath: An Invitation to a Life of Spiritual DisciplineGirl Meets God: A MemoirReal Sex: The Naked Truth about Chastity. She has appeared on PBS’s Religion & Ethics Newsweekly and has written for The New York Times Book ReviewThe Washington Post Book WorldPublishers WeeklyBooks and Culture, and Christianity Today. Winner has degrees from Duke, Columbia, and Cambridge universities, and holds a Ph.D. in history. Lauren teaches at Duke Divinity School, and lives in Durham, North Carolina. When she’s home, you can usually find her curled up, on her couch or screen porch, with a good novel.

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