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Rachel Held Evans



Rachel Held Evans (1981–2019) was an American Christian blogger and author. She wrote and spoke about questioning one’s faith and about inclusion (especially for women and LGBTQIA individuals) in Christian churches.

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Searching for Sunday

Like millions of her millennial peers, Rachel Held Evans didn't want to go to church anymore. The hypocrisy, the politics, the gargantuan building budgets, the scandals--church culture seemed so far removed from Jesus.

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Faith Unraveled: How a Girl Who Knew All the Answers Learned to Ask Questions

Eighty years after the Scopes Monkey Trial made a spectacle of Christian fundamentalism and brought national attention to her hometown, Rachel Held Evans faced a trial of her own when she began to have doubts about her faith.

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Keep the Church Weird - Rachel Held Evans

Rachel speaks to a live audience in Birmingham, AL about changes in the church.

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Wholehearted Faith

At the time of her tragic death in 2019, Rachel was working on a new book about wholeheartedness.

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Rachel Held Evans, Hero to Christian Misfits

The firebrand writer died unexpectedly over the weekend at the age of 37.

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The Way of Jesus - Rachel Held Evans

Writer and blogger Rachel Held Evans joins us following the Faith & Works Conference to bring us a message from Mark 8:27-:38.

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Inspired: Slaying Giants, Walking on Water, and Loving the Bible Again

Drawing on the best in recent scholarship and using her well honed literary expertise, Evans examines some of our favorite Bible stories and possible interpretations, retelling them through memoir, original poetry, short stories, soliloquies, and even a short screenplay.

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How Rachel Held Evans Became the Most Polarizing Woman in Evangelicalism

Talk to an evangelical today and bring up popular author Rachel Held Evans. Chances are, that evangelical will either love or hate her writing. Nearly everyone seems to have an opinion about the 33-year-old woman dubbed “RHE” who has become so polarizing in the past decade.

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Rachel Held Evans on Women's Roles, Blogging, and More

Rachel Held Evans is joined by Heidi Weaver of LOVE Boldly and Dr. Ben Witherington of Asbury Theological Seminary to discuss women in the church and blogging.

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

Strong-willed and independent, Rachel Held Evans couldn’t sew a button on a blouse before she embarked on a radical life experiment—a year of biblical womanhood.

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