“A Year of Biblical Womanhood”: Some (hopefully constructive) Thoughts on Evans’s Critics

For those of you have have read my blogs over the past year or so, I am about to beat on a familiar drum. And I am going to keep beating it, because I think its a huge point that gets overlooked. Rachel Held Evans’s recent book A Year of Biblical Womanhood has inspired some strong [Read More…]

A Review of “A Year of Biblical Womanhood” by Rachel Held Evans (or Hermeneutics 101)

In case you haven’t noticed, Rachel Held Evans has a tendency to strike a nerve now and then when she writes. Her blog has become a go-to refuge for disaffected Christians who are journeying outside of familiar theological boundaries and are looking for voices to help them articulate their experiences—or at least to assure them [Read More…]

Jesus, Women, and the Universe (and it all hangs on the Yankees)

I received recently advance copies of three books that look pretty darn interesting. I intend to get to these books and review them here—as soon as I free up some time, which is to say, as soon as the Yankees win the World Series, or, should they lose, as soon as I am released from the hospital. [Read More…]

A Year of Living Like a Follower of Jesus

In 2007, A. J. Jacobs wrote the bestseller, The Year of Living Biblically: One Man’s Humble Quest to Follow the Bible as Literally as Possible, which recounted his attempt to live according to Old Testament law for a solid year. People loved it and it sold like syrup at a dry pancake convention. In October [Read More…]