Rachel Held Evans

Rachel Held Evans

Rachel is a writer, skeptic, and Christ-follower from Dayton, Tennessee—home of the famous Scopes Monkey Trial of 1925. Her first book, a spiritual memoir entitled Evolving in Monkey Town, released with Zondervan in July of 2010. Her second book, an experimental memoir (tentatively) titled A Year of Biblical Womanhood will be released by Thomas Nelson in 2012.

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Resources

Evolving in Monkey Town

Evolving in Monkey Town

A Year of Biblical Womanhood

A Year of Biblical Womanhood

Articles

Rob Bell, the SBC, and the Age of Accountability

By Rachel Held Evans
As you may have heard, last week the Southern Baptist Convention responded to pastor Rob Bell’s controversial book, Love Wins, with a resolution declaring that “the… read more

Beware of Overcorrecting

By Rachel Held Evans
Have you ever met someone who really hated Catholicism?—you know, a guy who will listen to any perspective but a Catholic perspective, join any group but a Catholic… read more

Why Can't You Just Have More Faith?

By Rachel Held Evans
It’s a question often posed to me by well-meaning friends and acquaintances when they learn that occasionally I wake up in the morning unsure if there is a God: Why can't… read more

Where Are Women Speakers?

By Rachel Held Evans
The other day the keynote lineup for an exciting Christian conference popped up on my Google Reader revealing six black-and-white headshots of men.  I lost interest… read more

What Our Enemy Brought Out in Us

By Rachel Held Evans
The news late Sunday night about the death of Osama Bin Laden triggered a frenzy of online reactions that for a few moments made me wonder if the celebration of unity on my blog… read more

A Book of Questions

By Rachel Held Evans
The Bible is meant to be a conversation-starter, not a conversation-ender.  One reason I think the Bible is such a powerful conversation-starter is that it asks the… read more
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