Author: J Dana Trent

The Rev. J. Dana Trent is a graduate of Duke Divinity School and professor of World Religions and Critical Thinking at Wake Tech Community College. An ordained Baptist minister and former hospital chaplain, she has been featured on Time.com, Religion News Service, Religion Dispatches, as well as in Sojourners and The Christian Century. Dana is the award-winning author of books on holistic wellness and multifaith spiritual practices: One Breath at a Time: A Skeptic's Guide to Christian Meditation, For Sabbath’s Sake: Embracing Your Need for Rest, Worship, and Community, and Saffron Cross: The Unlikely Story of How a Christian Minister Married a Hindu Monk. Her fourth book, Dessert First: Beginning with the End in Mind, releases in September 2019 from Chalice Press. Dana is a certified group fitness instructor and teaches for the YMCA. She and her husband, Fred, are longtime vegetarians and live in Raleigh, North Carolina, with their orange tabby cat.

One Breath at a Time

One Breath at a Time

A Skeptic's Guide to Christian Meditation

Format: Kindle

In secular mainstream America, meditation has become as ubiquitous as yoga. But how does meditation fit into Christianity, and how does it differ from prayer? One Breath at a Time: A Skeptic's Guide to Christian Meditation reframes meditation for th...

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One Breath at a Time

One Breath at a Time

A Skeptic's Guide to Christian Meditation

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In secular mainstream America, meditation has become as ubiquitous as yoga. But how does meditation fit into Christianity, and how does it differ from prayer? One Breath at a Time: A Skeptic's Guide to Christian Meditation reframes meditation for th...

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One Breath at a Time

One Breath at a Time

A Skeptic's Guide to Christian Meditation

Format: Print Book

In secular mainstream America, meditation has become as ubiquitous as yoga. But how does meditation fit into Christianity, and how does it differ from prayer? One Breath at a Time: A Skeptic's Guide to Christian Meditation reframes meditation for th...

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For Sabbath's Sake

For Sabbath's Sake

Embracing Your Need for Rest, Worship, and Community

Format: Print Book

Discover a spiritual practice that helps you maintain spiritual, emotional, physical, and mental health. "We toiled on computers seven days per week, rising as early as 4:00 a.m. to squeeze in spiritual quiet time before we both retreated to our re...

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For Sabbath's Sake

For Sabbath's Sake

Embracing Your Need for Rest, Worship, and Community

Format: EPub

Discover a spiritual practice that helps you maintain spiritual, emotional, physical, and mental health. "We toiled on computers seven days per week, rising as early as 4:00 a.m. to squeeze in spiritual quiet time before we both retreated to our re...

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For Sabbath's Sake

For Sabbath's Sake

Embracing Your Need for Rest, Worship, and Community

Format: Kindle

Discover a spiritual practice that helps you maintain spiritual, emotional, physical, and mental health. "We toiled on computers seven days per week, rising as early as 4:00 a.m. to squeeze in spiritual quiet time before we both retreated to our re...

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For Sabbath's Sake Audio Book

For Sabbath's Sake Audio Book

Embracing Your Need for Rest, Worship, and Community

Format: Digital Audio Download

Discover a spiritual practice that helps you maintain spiritual, emotional, physical, and mental health. "We toiled on computers seven days per week, rising as early as 4:00 a.m. to squeeze in spiritual quiet time before we both retreated to our re...

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Faces of Revelation

Faces of Revelation

Format: EPub

Faces of Revelation is a selection from The Upper Room Disciplines. These seven devotionals focus on seeing God in other's stories, biblical stories, and ourselves. For the current edition of The Upper Room Disciplines click here.

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Faces of Revelation

Faces of Revelation

Format: Kindle

Faces of Revelation is a selection from The Upper Room Disciplines. These seven devotionals focus on seeing God in other's stories, biblical stories, and ourselves. For the current edition of The Upper Room Disciplines click here.

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Saffron Cross

Saffron Cross

The Unlikely Story of How a Christian Minister Married a Hindu Monk

Format: Kindle

A Christian minister and a Hindu monk fall in love and get married. How does this interfaith relationship work? Saffron Cross is the intriguing memoir of the relationship between Dana, a Baptist minister, and Fred, a devout Hindu and former monk. Th...

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Saffron Cross

Saffron Cross

The Unlikely Story of How a Christian Minister Married a Hindu Monk

Format: Print Book

A Christian minister and a Hindu monk fall in love and get married. How does this interfaith relationship work? Saffron Cross is the intriguing memoir of the relationship between Dana, a Baptist minister, and Fred, a devout Hindu and former monk. Th...

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Saffron Cross

Saffron Cross

The Unlikely Story of How a Christian Minister Married a Hindu Monk

Format: EPub

A Christian minister and a Hindu monk fall in love and get married. How does this interfaith relationship work? Saffron Cross is the intriguing memoir of the relationship between Dana, a Baptist minister, and Fred, a devout Hindu and former monk. Th...

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