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Host Jen Pollock Michel is joined by Tish Harrison Warren and Stina Kielsmeier-Cook for a deep and heartfelt conversation about reading through doubt, suffering, and vulnerability.
Stina Kielsmeier-Cook is a writer living in Minneapolis. (You may remember her from Episode 3!) She has a graduate diploma in Forced Migration and Refugee Studies and loves to talk about public policy, parenting, and her neighborhood. She works as Director of Communications at the Collegeville Institute, where she is also the managing editor of Bearings Online. Her first book, Blessed Are the Nones: Mixed-Faith Marriage and My Search for Spiritual Community released earlier this year with InterVarsity Press.
Tish Harrison Warren is a priest in the Anglican Church in North America. She has worked in a variety of ministry settings and is currently Writer in Residence at Church of the Ascension in Pittsburgh. She is the author of the bestselling and award-winning book Liturgy of the Ordinary: Sacred Practices in Everyday Life, and her widely anticipated second book will be releasing this coming January. It’s called Prayer in the Night: For Those Who Work or Watch or Weep.
Books mentioned in this conversation:
- Blessed Are the Nones: Mixed-Faith Marriage and My Search for Spiritual Community by Stina Kielsmeier-Cook
- Liturgy of the Ordinary: Sacred Practices in Everyday Life by Tish Harrison Warren
- Prayer in the Night: For Those Who Work or Watch or Weep by Tish Harrison Warren
- Endgame and Act Without Words by Samuel Beckett
- Tao Te Ching by Lao Tzu
- The Book of Mormon Girl: A Memoir of an American Faith by Joanna Brooks
- All the Colors We Will See: Reflections on Barriers, Brokenness and Finding Our Way by Patrice Gopo
- Aereopagitica by John Milton
- The Power of Ritual: Turning Everyday Activities into Soulful Practices by Casper ter Kuile
- A Grace Disguised: How the Soul Grows Through Loss by Jerry Sittser
- Therefore I Have Hope: 12 Truths That Comfort, Sustain and Redeem in Tragedy by Cameron Cole
- Lament for a Son by Nicholas Wolterstorff
- The End of Suffering: Finding Purpose in Pain by Scott Cairns
- Rejoicing in Lament: Wrestling with Incurable Cancer and Life in Christ by J. Todd Billings
- The End of the Christian Life: How Embracing Our Mortality Frees Us to Truly Live by J. Todd Billings
- Lit: A Memoir by Mary Karr
- Everything Happens For a Reason: And Other Lies I’ve Loved by Kate Bowler
- The Long Loneliness: The Autobiography of the Legendary Catholic Social Activist by Dorothy Day
- Educated: A Memoir by Tara Westover
- Here If You Need Me: A True Story by Kate Braestrup
- The Light of the World: A Memoir by Elizabeth Alexander
- Listening for God: A Minister’s Journey Through Silence and Doubt by Renita Weems
- Hannah Coulter: A Novel by Wendell Berry
- On Witness and Respair: A Personal Tragedy Followed by Pandemic by Jesmyn Ward (Vanity Fair Piece)
- Acedia & Me: A Marriage, Monks & A Writer’s Life by Kathleen Norris
- Reading While Black: African American Biblical Interpretation as an Exercise in Hope by Esau McCaulley
- Remnants: A Memoir of Spirit, Activism and Mothering by Rosemarie Freeney Harding
- Sanctuary: Being Christian in the Wake of Trump by Heidi Neumark
- Awakened by Death: Life-Giving Lessons from the Mystics by Christiana Peterson
- A Book of Silence by Sara Maitland
- A Young People’s History of the United States: Columbus to the War on Terror by Howard Zinn
- There is a Future: A Year of Daily Midrash by Amy Bornman
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