Rachel Held Evans

Rachel Held Evans, author of Evolving in Monkeytown

Rachel Held Evans, one of the most influential and impressive young progressive evangelical voices around, posted a nice piece on the Washington Post’s website today. Here’s a taste:

Of course, not everyone is happy with the blog’s success. Evangelical leaders have issued impassioned warnings against the growing number of progressive evangelical voices online, particularly against young evangelicals like me who are challenging the status quo . . .

What seemed to be a growing movement in the 1970s didn’t realize its potential. Perhaps the Internet will help coalesce the evangelical left this time around.

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