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Evangelical author nears the end of her "biblical year"

Rachel Held Evans

From making her own clothes to praising her husband at the city gate to sleeping outside in a tent for the duration of her period, Rachel Held Evans is a week away from completing a "year of biblical womanhood." Far from a cute experiment, she dedicated a full year to seriously explore what it means to be both a woman and a believer. This weekend, in an interview with NPR, Evans shared some of what she's learning: "We're all selective in how we interpret and apply the Bible to our lives

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