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Rachel Held Evans

For Millennial Evangelicals

Brooke Bastinelli | Posted 07.29.2014 | Religion
Brooke Bastinelli

Let me start by saying "Love Song for a Savior" on Jars of Clay's Flood album helped me survive the darkest moments of 8th grade.

Everyone's a Biblical Literalist Until You Bring Up Gluttony

Rachel Held Evans | Posted 03.01.2014 | Religion
Rachel Held Evans

Eating shellfish is an abomination, a bare head is a disgrace, gossips will not inherit the kingdom of God, careless words are punishable by hell, guys who leer at women should gouge out their eyes.

Only 19 Percent Are Women

Jim Wallis | Posted 01.25.2014 | Religion
Jim Wallis

The church writ large in the United States and the Western Church more broadly continues to struggle with a history of underrepresenting women and people of color in leadership. These kinds of things don't change overnight.

Will Evangelicalism Last?

Tim Suttle | Posted 04.27.2013 | Religion
Tim Suttle

Whatever the subject, there's more uncomfortable tension in the evangelical family than a Sacha Baron Cohen movie. This has many evangelicals wondering if we have a future together at all.

Why Al Mohler Doesn't Get Rachel Held Evans

Morgan Guyton | Posted 12.29.2012 | Religion
Morgan Guyton

Christians today who want to share the Gospel with any credibility in postmodern culture must learn how to talk like Tina Fey, Jon Stewart, Stephen Colbert, et al. Otherwise our evangelism is about as effective as a black and white "Reefer Madness" video in a junior high health class.

Allie Compton

WATCH: Woman Lives 'Biblically' For A Year

HuffingtonPost.com | Allie Compton | Posted 10.24.2012 | Religion

When Rachel Held Evans's husband, Dan, woke up one Christmas morning, he found all of his presents addressed, "To Master, from Rachel." "I had to c...

Why 'Vaginagate' Matters

Christian Piatt | Posted 12.18.2012 | Religion
Christian Piatt

Rachel Held Evans is one of the better known Christian writers in progressive circles these days. Her new book examines what it would mean to live life as a woman according to biblical laws for a year. She uses "grownup" words to talk about things like (gasp!) vaginas.

Not a Catholic, But Siding With Father Ryan Anyway

Hayden Bixby | Posted 07.30.2012 | Gay Voices
Hayden Bixby

I'm sure Jesus would approve of the electrified-fencing of the queers -- there would be food ration fly-overs, after all. Pastor Worley has thought of everything. Compare this with the tone and style of Fr. Michael Ryan of Seattle.

What Does It Really Mean To Live Like A 'Biblical' Woman?

Posted 12.02.2011 | Religion

By Lauren Markoe Religion News Service (RNS) Living like a biblical woman, as Christian author Rachel Held Evans discovered, can be a real pain in...

Two Roads Diverged In The Evangelical Wood

Brian D. McLaren | Posted 09.13.2011 | Religion
Brian D. McLaren

Most folks like to divide Evangelicals along political and theological spectrums. But I think the more significant divide is between those who bully and those who stand up on behalf of the bullied.