Amy Julia Becker

Amy Julia Becker writes and speaks about family, faith, disability, and culture. A graduate of Princeton University and Princeton Theological Seminary, she is the author of Penelope Ayers: A Memoir, A Good and Perfect Gift, named one of the Top Ten Religion Books of the Year by Publisher’s Weekly, and Why I Am Both Spiritual and Religious. Her most recent ebook, What Every Woman Needs to Know About Prenatal Testing: Insight From a Mom Who Has Been There was released in January, 2013.

Her essays have appeared in The New York Times, The Atlantic, The Huffington Post,, First Things, The Philadelphia Inquirer, The Hartford Courant, The Christian Century, Christianity Today, and Books and Culture. She is a regular contributor to her.meneutics and she blogs at Thin Places.

Amy Julia lives in Connecticut with her husband and her three children. Read more at

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