She was the C. S. Lewis of her time.
rachel held evans
She pointed toward a God who loves us in ways we can’t yet comprehend.
I loved Rachel's brain, which was sharp and curious, bold and tender, all at the same time.
Rachel’s work changed the trajectory of American Christianity, but she was always grounded and generous.
Evans’s books A Year of Biblical Womanhood, Searching for Sunday, and Inspired traced the evolution of her faith.
The creative retellings in Inspired model an account of inspiration that is as much a spiritual practice as a religious doctrine.
I put it off for a while. I don’t like to read people who are so popular, so trendy. Furthermore, I’m a United Methodist minister teaching at a PC(USA) seminary—why would I want to read a story of a young evangelical who has a few doubts and then joins the Episcopal Church?