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Lauren Winner


Writer; Doctoral student

Lauren F. Winner, the former book editor for Beliefnet, is the author of three books,<br /><em>Girl Meets God</em>, <em>Mudhouse Sabbath</em>, and, most recently, <em>Real Sex: The Naked Truth about Chastity</em>. She has appeared on PBS&#39;s Religion &amp; Ethics Newsweekly and has written for The New York Times Book Review, The Washington Post Book World, Publishers Weekly, and Christianity Today. Her essays have been included in The Best Christian Writing 2000, 2002, 2004, and 2006. Winner has degrees from Columbia and Cambridge universities and is currently at work on her doctorate in the history of American religion. She lives in Durham, North Carolina, with her husband, Griff Gatewood.