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

By Rachel Held Evans
Published by Thomas Nelson

Average Blogger Rating: 3.9 Stars

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On 11/1 Lacey Rabalais wrote: Not a fan of how the author seems to twist truths of scripture to fit into the current world. We need more truth, less feel good. The book is filled with personal opinions and twisted words. For truth there are much better christian authors that will use real scripture and point you to the bible. In ... Twisting Words

Lacey's Rating:

1 Stars

On 10/23 Bree Talks wrote: I thought this book was okay. It was pretty hard for me to get through and moved slowly overall. In fact, I finally just gave up and skipped the last couple chapters to the epilogue to see if there were any new revelations that tied everything together and it kinda did. It concluded that everyone has ... Not So Inspired

Bree Talks' Rating:

3 Stars

On 10/3 Jill Hart wrote: This was my first Rachel Held Evans book. I follow her on Instagram and have read many of her other writings (blog posts, etc), and have heard her in podcasts. It encouraged me that she writes and speaks about her questions of the church, as I have found myself in that same place in recent years.I found ... Review: Inspired

Jill's Rating:

4 Stars

On 9/24 coffeesnob wrote: Rachel Held Evans grew up in a conservative Christian church where her passion for God was encouraged. Her questions, however, often were not. But that didn’t mean the questions went away. In Inspired, she engages the Bible, not as the facts-and-figures literal account she was always taught it was ... A Review of Inspired by Rachel Held Evans

coffeesnob's Rating:

4 Stars

On 9/13 James Pate wrote: Rachel Held Evans is a controversial religious author. She is known for her writings about her struggles with conservative evangelicalism and even Christianity in general, and she currently attends an Episcopalian church. Inspired contains her reflections about the Bible. She talks about the Bible ... Book Write-Up: Inspired, by Rachel Held Evans

James' Rating:

5 Stars

On 9/4 PoCoKat wrote: Paperback: 240 pagesPublisher: Thomas Nelson (June 12 2018)Language: EnglishISBN-10: 0718022319ISBN-13: 978-0718022310Book DescriptionOne Woman’s Journey Back to Loving the BibleIf the Bible isn’t a science book or an instruction manual, then what is it? What do people mean when they say the Bible ... Review: Inspired Slaying Giants, Walking on Water, and Loving the Bible Again By Rachel Held Evans

PoCoKat's Rating:

5 Stars

On 8/17 Amy Shore wrote: This is a book that explores the meaning of the inspiration of the Bible. It is also a book about one woman’s faith. For Evans, ‘Inspiration is not about some disembodied ethereal voice dictating words to a catatonic host. It’s a collaborative process, a holy give-and-take, a partnership between ... Inspired Refreshes, Disturbs

Amy Shore's Rating:

4 Stars

On 8/13 Melissa Haag wrote: If you’re familiar with Rachel Held Evans you know she is progressive, so the book is definitely written through that lens. She also includes several short screenplays that modernize and deconstruct Bible stories and concepts that portray God as a cafeteria lady, etc. and I’ve read several reviews ... Stuff I'm Loving Lately

Melissa's Rating:

5 Stars

On 8/3 R. J. Rivett wrote: “What if the Bible is just fine the way it is?...Not the well-behaved-everything-in-order version we create, but the messy, troubling, weird, and ancient Bible that we actually have?” - Peter Enns The Bible can’t be fine on its own. It’s a mess. There are parts that contradict one another. There ... Inspired by Rachel Held Evans: Book Review

R. J. Rivett's Rating:

5 Stars

On 8/3 Jonathan Stephens wrote: Did you grow up reading the Bible or hearing stories from the Bible and then after high school or college you started questioning the book you once never dreamed of questioning? Have you ever struggled with certain passages of scripture or had them make you feel like God might not be as good as we are ... Book Review: "Inspired" by Rachel Held Evans

Jonathan Stephens' Rating:

4 Stars