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    • Inspired: Slaying Giants, Walking on Water, and Loving the Bible Again

    • By: Rachel Held Evans
    • Narrated by: Rachel Held Evans
    • Length: 6 hrs and 45 mins
    • Unabridged
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    If the Bible isn’t a science book or an instruction manual, then what is it? What do people mean when they say the Bible is inspired? When Rachel Held Evans found herself asking these questions, she began a quest to better understand what the Bible is and how it is meant to be read. What she discovered changed her—and it will change you too.

    Drawing on the best in recent scholarship and using her well-honed literary expertise, Evans examines some of our favorite Bible stories and possible interpretations, retelling them through memoir, original poetry, short stories, soliloquies, and even a short screenplay. Undaunted by the Bible’s most difficult passages, Evans wrestles through the process of doubting, imagining, and debating Scripture’s mysteries. The Bible, she discovers, is not a static work but is a living, breathing, captivating, and confounding book that is able to equip us to join God’s loving and redemptive work in the world.

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    • Extraordinary

    • By Hannah G on 30-10-2018

    Non-member price: $30.19

    • Searching for Sunday

    • Loving, Leaving, and Finding the Church
    • By: Rachel Held Evans
    • Narrated by: Rachel Held Evans
    • Length: 7 hrs and 28 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Like millions of her millennial peers, Rachel Held Evans didn't want to go to church anymore. The hypocrisy, the politics, the gargantuan building budgets, the scandals - church culture seemed so far removed from Jesus. Yet despite her cynicism and misgivings, something kept drawing her back. And so she set out on a journey to understand the Church and to find her place in it.

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    • An absolute Treasure

    • By Anonymous User on 04-06-2019

    Non-member price: $31.74

    • Faith Unraveled

    • How a Girl Who Knew All the Answers Learned to Ask Questions
    • By: Rachel Held Evans
    • Narrated by: Rachel Held Evans
    • Length: 4 hrs and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Eighty years after the Scopes Monkey Trial made a spectacle of Christian fundamentalism and brought national attention to her hometown, Rachel Held Evans faced a trial of her own when she began to have doubts about her faith. In Faith Unraveled, Rachel recounts growing up in a culture obsessed with apologetics, struggling as her own faith unraveled one unexpected question at a time. In order for her faith to survive, Rachel realizes, it must adapt to change and evolve.

    Non-member price: $14.70

    • The Mother and Child Project

    • Raising Our Voices for Health and Hope
    • By: Melinda Gates
    • Narrated by: Rachel Held Evans, Natalie Grant, James Nardella, and others
    • Length: 6 hrs and 39 mins
    • Unabridged
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    In The Mother and Child Project, Melinda Gates, Kay Warren, Tony Campolo, Christine Caine, and Senator William H. Frist, along with other inspirational leaders, cultural icons, political experts, academics, and service providers, provide a personal yet fact-based narrative exploring the plight of women and children living in extreme poverty in an effort to educate and inspire the church to speak up in support of maternal and child health issues in the developing world.

    Non-member price: $31.44

    • Evolving in Monkey Town

    • How a Girl Who Knew All the Answers Learned to Ask the Questions
    • By: Rachel Held Evans
    • Narrated by: Rachel Held Evans
    • Length: 4 hrs and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Having grown up in a town famous for its commitment to conservative fundamentalism, Rachel Held Evans nearly loses her faith when rehearsed answers to tough questions aren't enough to satisfy her growing doubts about Christianity. Evolving in Monkey Town is a story of spiritual survival that challenges listeners to reassess their approach to Christianity in the context of a postmodern environment, where knowing all the answers isn't as important as truly asking the questions.

    Non-member price: $26.72