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Evolving in Monkey Town : how a girl who knew all the answers learned to ask the questions

Author: Rachel Held Evans
Publisher: Grand Rapids, Mich. : Zondervan, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In Evolving in Monkey Town, Rachel Held Evans recounts her experiences growing up in Dayton, Tennessee, a town that epitomized Christian fundamentalism during the Scopes Monkey Trial of 1925. With fearless honesty, Evans describes how her faith survived her doubts and challenges readers to re-imagine Christianity in a postmodern context, where knowing all the answers isn't as important as asking the questions.
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Genre/Form: Autobiographies
Named Person: Rachel Held Evans; Rachel Held Evans
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Rachel Held Evans
ISBN: 9780310293996 0310293995
OCLC Number: 475437738
Awards: Winner of INSPYs the Bloggers Awards for Excellence in Faith-Driven Literature (Creative Nonfiction) 2010
Description: 232 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: pt. 1. Habitat --
pt. 2. Challenge --
pt. 3. Change.
Responsibility: Rachel Held Evans.

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In Evolving in Monkey Town, Rachel Held Evans recounts her experiences growing up in Dayton, Tennessee, a town that epitomized Christian fundamentalism during the Scopes Monkey Trial of 1925. With fearless honesty, Evans describes how her faith survived her doubts and challenges readers to re-imagine Christianity in a postmodern context, where knowing all the answers isn't as important as asking the questions.
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