J. Dana Trent is a graduate of Duke Divinity School and an adjunct faculty member at Wake Tech Community College, where she teaches World Religions. Dana is a speaker, workshop leader, and grant writer. Her work has appeared on Time.com, The Christian Century, and Sojourners. She is the award-winning author of *For Sabbath’s Sake: Embracing Your Need for Rest, Worship, and Community** (Upper Room Books, 2017) and *Saffron Cross: The Unlikely Story of How a Christian Minister Married a Hindu Monk** (Fresh Air Books, 2013). She, her husband, Fred, and Truffy the Cat live in Raleigh, North Carolina.