Baptist-Hindu couple write how-to book on interfaith marriage

Print More
Baptist, J. Dana Trent and her husband, Fred Eakerwho, a former Hindu monk, met five years ago with the help of eHarmony.  Photo courtesy McClure Muntsinger Public Relations

Baptist, J. Dana Trent and her husband, Fred Eakerwho, a former Hindu monk, met five years ago with the help of eHarmony. Photo courtesy McClure Muntsinger Public Relations

Active RNS subscribers and members can view this content by logging-in here.

(RNS) When she signed up on eHarmony, the website asked J. Dana Trent what faiths she’d be open to in a partner. She initially checked Christian and Jewish, and then, on a whim, added other faith traditions. That ended up including Fred Eaker, an American-born Hindu convert.