The Common Good
November 2012

Behold, the Rachel

by The Editors | November 2012

An extended interview on biblical womanhood with Rachel Held Evans.


Rachel Held Evans, in both her guises (photos courtesy of Dan Evans)

“So how does a nice, liberated woman like you find herself covering her head and calling her husband ‘master’?”

Evangelical blogger and author Rachel Held Evans tackles this question and other queries about gender equality, justice, and church leadership in the November 2012 Sojourners magazine article “Being Like Deborah." Rachel shares about her exploits in writing her latest book, A Year of Biblical Womanhood, and reveals just how complicated, intriguing, and liberating it is for women to follow Jesus.

Listen to former Sojourners editorial assistant Betsy Shirley interview Rachel Held Evans (who, just for the record, sounds a lot like Julia Roberts):


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