A Book is Born
Friends—today is the day!
Saffron Cross: The Unlikely Story of How a Christian Minister Married a Hindu Monk officially releases today. A book is born!
Many of you have followed this book journey from the days when Saffron Cross was only a book proposal with no publishing home. Thank you for your care, attention, and support during this two-year journey. It takes a village to birth a book, and you are an integral part of this birthday!
The big question now is: What will the Saffron Cross interfaith journey mean for readers, their relationships with one another, and with and God?
A few responses are in! Check out these recent posts on Saffron Cross:
Jana Riess via Religion News Service: So I Married a Hindu: Q&A About Saffron Cross
Susan Katz Miller: Successful Hindu and Christian Marriage: Saffron Cross
Publisher’s Weekly: Interfaith Marriage and Parenting: The Guidebooks
Rev. Elizabeth Evans Hagan: A Book You Should Be Excited About
Rev. MaryAnn McKibben Dana: Stuff You Should Read
This is an exciting week! Please be sure to:
1. Tune into Rachel Held Evans’ blog today for her post: “Ask an Interfaith Couple (Christian-Hindu).” You can post your comments and questions for us and upvote the ones you like the best. Rachel will choose the top questions from the list and we’ll respond to them in a post scheduled for next week.
2. If you are anywhere near Chapel Hill, NC, we hope you’ll join us for Wednesday’s Book Launch and Program at Binkley Baptist Church. The reading begins at 6:30 p.m. in the sanctuary; a reception and signing follow in fellowship hall.
3. If you’ve started or completed Saffron Cross, we hope you’ll feel inspired to share your impressions on Amazon. Your post can be 20 words (or more, of course), and can be written using a pen name if you prefer. Thank you for sharing your thoughts!
Thank you for helping us spread the Saffron Cross excitement! Stay tuned …