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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'
Auteur(s): Rachel Held Evans
Narrateur(s): Amanda Opelt, Daniel Evans
Durée: 10 h et 24 min
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This 2020 audiobook edition of Rachel Held Evans’s New York Times best seller features narration by Rachel Held Evans’s sister, Amanda Opelt, and husband, Daniel Evans. 

With just the right mixture of humor and insight, compassion and incredulity, A Year of Biblical Womanhood is an exercise in scriptural exploration and spiritual contemplation.  

What does God truly expect of women, and is there really a prescription for biblical womanhood? Come along with Evans as she looks for answers in the rich heritage of biblical heroines, models of grace, and all-around women of valor.

What is “biblical womanhood”...really?

Strong-willed and independent, Rachel Held Evans couldn’t sew a button on a blouse before she embarked on a radical life experiment - a year of biblical womanhood. Intrigued by the traditionalist resurgence that led many of her friends to abandon their careers to assume traditional gender roles in the home, Evans decides to try it for herself, vowing to take all of the Bible’s instructions for women as literally as possible for a year.

Pursuing a different virtue each month, Evans learns the hard way that her quest for biblical womanhood requires more than a “gentle and quiet spirit” (1 Peter 3:4). It means growing out her hair, making her own clothes, covering her head, obeying her husband, rising before dawn, abstaining from gossip, remaining silent in church, and even camping out in the front yard during her period.

See what happens when a thoroughly modern woman starts referring to her husband as “master” and “praises him at the city gate” with a homemade sign. Learn the insights she receives from an ongoing correspondence with an Orthodox Jewish woman, and find out what she discovers from her exchanges with a polygamist wife. Join her as she wrestles with difficult passages of scripture that portray misogyny and violence against women.

©2012 Rachel Held Evans (P)2020 Thomas Nelson

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interesting experiment but I was so confused. Between the journal readings and critiques of the journals and some literature about the topic..i didn't know where the author was trying to land. I didn't know what the take away was supposed to be and often paused to try to figure it out. I may have also been distracted by the sparky, cynical tone. its ok to be cynical and it seems thats her personality but it was very distracting for me as it framed my expectations of the final message leaving me in a constant negative attitude. yeah wanted to get much more from it than I did.