Rachel Held Evans

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Rachel Held Evans

Rachel Grace Held Evans (June 8, 1981 – May 4, 2019) was an American Christian columnist, blogger and author. Her book, A Year of Biblical Womanhood (2012), was on The New York Times' e-book non-fiction best-seller list. She also wrote for The Washington Post and Vox. In total, she had four books published.

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Evans was born in Alabama, and grew up in Birmingham. She moved to Dayton, Tennessee as a teenager. She was married to Dan Evans. The couple had two children.

In April 2019, Evans was put into a coma due to an infection. She died on May 4, 2019 in Nashville, Tennessee. She was 37.[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. Graham, Ruth (May 4, 2019). "Rachel Held Evans, the Hugely Popular Christian Writer Who Challenged the Evangelical Establishment, Is Dead at 37". Slate. Retrieved May 4, 2019.

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