Posted by: Angela Yarber | November 1, 2016

Angela’s Upcoming Events and Recent Publications:

Holy Women Icons Winter Holiday Sale!

Prepare for the upcoming winter holidays by purchasing cards featuring Our Lady of Light: Winter Holidays 2016!  Receive 10% off any Holy Women Icons art on Fine Art America by using promo code JSXMDG! Also receive 10% all originals and commissions!


This Fall, Angela is the Author and Theologian in Residence at High Country United Church of Christ in Boone, NC. Join her for a 4-week book study of Microaggressions in Ministry and for 3 retreats: Spirituality of Coloring, Queer Spirituality, and Feminist Spirituality!

She was recently interviewed on the Glass Half Full podcast about her family’s Year of Travel Discernment, the Holy Women Icons Project, and much more!

Holy Women Icons are now officially available as a coloring book! Order a copy
of Holy Women Icons Contemplative Coloring Book or download a copy to print yourself!coloring book cover

Microaggressions CoverAngela’s book, co-authored with Cody Sanders, Microaggressions in Ministry: Confronting the Hidden Violence of Everyday Church,” is now available!

Angela is thrilled to announce that her fourth book, “Holy Women Icons,” Holy Women Icons cover updatedis also available for purchase. It includes nearly 50 color images of her folk feminist iconography paintings, along with accompanying articles about the women portrayed. In addition to the book, original or commissioned icons are also for sale if you simply contact Angela for details (see the “artist” page). And now greeting cards are also available of each icon! Plus, you can also purchase a variety of prints and cards by clicking hereHoly Women Icons was also included in the list of Top 25 LGBTQ Christian Books of 2014.

Angela also offers retreats, sermons, lectures, conferences, exhibitions, and workshops related to her Holy Women Icons project. For more details, click here: Holy Women Icons Project Flier.

Immediately following the publication of “Holy Women Icons,” Angela’s fifth book was released as a part of a sermon series on the Lectionary Year B. Tearing Open the Heavens: Selected Sermons from Year B is now available for purchase!

Holy Women Icons are hitting the road from July 2015-fall 2016 as Angela and her family are taking a year to do intentional travel discernment. If you’re interested in their adventures or want to schedule an event along the way, you can follow them at

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Angela is excited to announce that her third book, Dance in Scripture: How Biblical Dancers Can Revolutionize Worship Today is officially available for purchase through Wipf and Stock and!  Her second book, The Gendered Pulpit: Sex, Body, and Desire in Preaching and Worship was published in April 2013.

Jann Aldredge Clanton interviewed Angela about The Gendered Pulpit and her work with the feminine divine in art, preaching, and scholarship.  You can check out the interview here.  And Believe Out Loud also featured The Gendered Pulpit.the gendered pulpit cover

Angela is also a monthly contributor to Feminism and Religion.  

Angela’s first book, Embodying the Feminine in the Dances of the World’s Religions, was published through Peter Lang Press in November 2011.  It’s also available at Amazon.

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