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Rachel Held Evans, Popular Christian Writer, Dies At Age 37

Updated On 05 May, 2019 Published On

Rachel Held Evans, a New York Times best-selling author and popular Christian writer, died suddenly died Saturday morning. She was 37.

Her husband, Dan Evans, confirmed her death by posting a blog on her website. The cause of death is not available, however, she was briefly ill before passing away.

Dan wrote, "This entire experience is surreal. I keep hoping it’s a nightmare from which I’ll awake. I feel like I’m telling someone else’s story."

He added,

I cannot express how much the support means to me and our kids. To everyone who has prayed, called, texted, driven, flown, given of themselves physically and financially to help ease this burden: Thank you. We are privileged. Rachel’s presence in this world was a gift to us all and her work will long survive her.

The Dayton Tennessee native writer was best known for her progressive Christian voice.

Rachel was known for best-selling books, including A Year of Biblical WomanhoodFaith Unraveled, Inspired and Searching for Sunday.

Fans and fellow writers took to social media sites to pay tribute, and share grief and support for her family.

Here're the tribute posts, check them out.

Funeral and memorial services for the late Christian writer will be announce in the coming days. Rest in Peace Rachel Held Evans!

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