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So I Married a Hindu: A Q&A about “Saffron Cross”

If you know someone in an interfaith marriage — or if you simply enjoy an unlikely love story — I have a book to recommend: Dana Trent’s memoir Saffron Cross: The Unlikely Story of How a Christian Minister Married a Hindu Monk, which was released yesterday. I read the galley this summer and got a chance on my travels to interview the author and her husband, the titular Hindu monk. They are charming. Here’s a taste of our conversation. — JKR

Earlier this year I read Naomi Schafer Riley’s book Till Faith Do Us Part, which claims that 36% of American marriages are now interfaith.