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A year of Biblical womanhood : how a liberated woman found herself sitting on her roof, covering her head, and calling her husband "master"

Author: Rachel Held Evans
Publisher: Nashville : Thomas Nelson, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The author spends a year exploring traditional Biblical roles for women, including such activities as interviewing a polygamist's wife, visiting an Amish school, abstaining from gossip, and corresponding with an Orthodox Jewish woman.
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Genre/Form: Memoirs
Autobiographies
Named Person: Rachel Held Evans; Rachel Held Evans
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Rachel Held Evans
ISBN: 9781595553676 1595553673
OCLC Number: 779873116
Description: xxvi, 321 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: October: gentleness, girl gone mild --
November: domesticity, Martha, Martha --
December: obedience, my husband, my master --
January: valor, will the real Proverbs 31 woman please stand up? --
February: beauty, my breasts are like towers --
March: modesty, hula-hooping with the Amish --
April: purity, the worst time of the month to go camping --
May: fertility, quivers full of arrows and sippy cups --
June: submission, a disposition to yield --
July: justice, eat more guinea pig --
August: silence, I am woman, hear me no more --
September: grace, days of awe.
Responsibility: Rachel Held Evans.

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New York Times bestselling author Rachel Held Evans embarks on an exercise in scriptural exploration and spiritual contemplation when she vows to take all of the Bible's instructions for women as  Read more...

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