Greenville College Welcomes Rachel Held Evans To Campus February 6-7

Rachel Held Evans

Greenville College is pleased to welcome Rachel Held Evans to campus on Thursday, February 6 and Friday, February 7. Evans is an award winning Christian author, blogger and speaker whose blog receives over a quarter of a million visits per month and features a range of topics about faith, doubt and culture.

Evans’ books include “Evolving in Monkey Town: How a Girl Who Knew All the Answers Learned to Ask the Questions” (Zondervan 2010), which explores the relationship between faith, doubt and tough questions and “A Year of Biblical Womanhood: How a Liberated Woman Found Herself Sitting on Her Roof, Covering Her Head and Calling Her Husband Master” (Thomas Nelson, 2012), a 2012 New York Times best seller which documents her year of following all the Bible’s instructions for women as literally as possible.

She has been featured in interviews on The View, The Today Show, NPR, Slate, The BBC, The Washington Post, The Guardian (UK), The Times London, The Huffington Post, Oprah.com, and was named one of Christianity Today’s “50 Women You Should Know” in Oct. 2012.

There will be a meet and greet reception with complimentary coffee on February 6 at 7:00 p.m. at Jo’s Java and at 9:30 p.m. Evans will speak at Vespers in Whitlock Music Center. On February 7 at 9:30 a.m. she will speak during Chapel in Whitlock Music Center about her latest book, “A Year of Biblical Womanhood.” Her visit is being sponsored by Greenville College Chapel and the Greenville College Student Association (GCSA).

These events are open to the public. For more information, please contact Lori Gaffner at lori.gaffner@greenville.edu.