Ask & You Shall Evolve

Rachel Held Evans: Millennial Matron of a Leftist Faith

Background: Born and raised in the Bible Belt, Rachel Held Evans grew up deep in an Evangelical sub-culture. A self-described "fundamentalist" until about age 20, her formative years revolved around church activities, youth group, and high-school football. She majored in English literature at Bryan College, where her father taught biblical studies, and she has since established herself as a millennial blogger, columnist, and author. A skilled writer and popular speaker, Rachel seamlessly blends Christian lingo with a humorist's wit. Her first book, Evolving in Monkeytown: How a Girl Who Knew All the Answers Learned to Ask Questions, published in 2010 and republished in 2014 as Faith Unraveled, chronicles...


 is Deputy Editor of Salvo and writes on apologetics and matters of faith.

This article originally appeared in Salvo, Issue #38, Fall 2016 Copyright © 2024 Salvo |


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