Evolving in Monkey Town: how a girl who knew all the answers learned to ask the questions [electronic resource] / Rachel Held Evans.
- ISBN: 9780310773719 (sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
- ISBN: 0310773717 (sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
- Physical Description: 1 online resource (1 audio file (4hr., 30 min.)) : digital.
- Edition: Unabridged.
- Publisher: [United States] : Zondervan : 2010.
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|Participant or Performer Note:|| Read by Rachel Held Evans.
|Summary, etc.:|| 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. Growing up in a culture obsessed with apologetics, Evans asks questions she never thought she would ask. She learns that in order for her faith to survive in a postmodern context, it must adapt to change and evolve. Using as an illustration her own spiritual journey from certainty, through doubt, to faith, Evans adds a unique perspective to the ongoing dialogue about postmodernism and the church that has so captivated the Christian community in recent years. In a changing cultural environment where new ideas threaten the safety and security of the faith, Evolving in Monkey Town is a fearlessly honest story of survival.
|System Details Note:|| Mode of access: World Wide Web.
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