Today on The Techology Show:
Rachel Held Evans – @rachelheldevans, rachelheldevans.com
Rachel Held Evans is an award-winning author and popular blogger from Dayton, Tennessee-home of the Scopes Monkey Trial of 1925. Her first book, Evolving in Monkey Town, explores the relationship between faith and doubt and recounts the challenges of asking tough questions about Christianity in the context of the Bible Belt. Her second book, A Year of Biblical Womanhood, documents a year-long experiment in which she attempted to follow all of the Bible’s instructions for women as literally as possible.
In addition to writing, Rachel keeps a busy speaking schedule across the country for retreats, conferences, universities and churches. She has been featured on NPR, Slate, The BBC, The Washington Post, The of Times London, The Huffington Post, and Oprah.com, and was recently named one of Christianity Today’s “50 Women to Watch. “
She is happily married to Dan and is a lifelong Alabama Crimson Tide fan.
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Interview with Rachel Held Evans
Books we Mentioned:
A Year of Biblical Womanhood: How a Liberated Woman Found Herself Sitting on Her Roof, Covering Her Head, and Calling Her Husband “Master”
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