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.

Anthony Casey – facebook.com/acasey64

Heath Mullikin – heathmullikin.com

Matthew Tietje – matthewtietje.com

Interview with Rachel Held Evans 

Books we Mentioned:

The Jewish Annotated New Testament

Sitting at the Feet of Rabbi Jesus: How the Jewishness of Jesus Can Transform Your Faith

Walking in the Dust of Rabbi Jesus: How the Jewish Words of Jesus Can Change Your Life

A Year of Biblical Womanhood: How a Liberated Woman Found Herself Sitting on Her Roof, Covering Her Head, and Calling Her Husband “Master”

Evolving in Monkey Town: How a Girl Who Knew All the Answers Learned to Ask the Questions

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They Said It

“The families moved voluntarily because they feared for their lives after the threats.”

Mikhail Antoine, the priest of El Arish church explaining that Coptic Christians living in Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula are fleeing in the face of increasing threats of violence.

SOURCE: Aljazeera

“They both cited concerns expressed by other scholars about the fragment’s authenticity and the fact that it was purchased on the market without a known archaeological provenance,”

Giovanni Maria Vian an expert in early Christianity questioning the veracity of the “Jesus wife” papyrus that led to a Smithsonian documentary entitled The Gospel of Jesus’s Wife.

SOURCE: USA Today

“Bills SB 1052 and SB 1053 will give students access to free textbooks for “50 strategically selected lower division courses” at both the University of California and California State University, as well as community colleges throughout the state.”

Andrew Webster reporting on California’s goal of getting all textbooks in digital form at all of its state colleges and universities.

SOURCE: The Verge

What little money our people get, it goes to White Clay. And the distributors are aware of what poor people we are but they don’t care.They’ll take our last dime.”

Tom Poor Bear, the Oglala Sioux tribe’s vice-president expressing his frustration over a Federal Judge’s dismissal of the tribe’s case against beer manufacturers and the state of Nebraska.

SOURCE: BBC

Coming up

October 9, 2012 Claire Diaz-Ortiz

Twitter for Good

October 16, 2012 Dan & Joy Irvin

October 23, 2012 Dr. Timothy Tennent: Asbury Theological Seminary President

October 30, 2012 Dr. James Emery White

What they Didn’t Teach You in Seminary