I argued with a church leader and teacher a few months back about Rachel Held Evans, best-selling author who died tragically last weekend at the age of 37. I’d recently read her book Inspired: Slaying Giants, Walking on Water, and Loving the Bible Again, and I suggested it as a book study for our church’s Adult Education Hour.
The church leader, who, like me, is a former evangelical, actually snorted. “You need to move past evangelical writers. Some of her work is just silly. I left those people behind when I was 19. She needs to get a good therapist and do the same.” Continue reading The Sweet Spot of Rachel Held Evans