5 Reactions to 'The Benedict Option'

4. Rachel Held Evans

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(Photo: Twitter/Rachel Held Evans)Rachel Held Evans, author of "A Year of Biblical Womanhood."

Liberal evangelical writer Rachel Held Evans wrote a series of posts on Twitter dismissing the fundamental premise of The Benedict Option.

Evans argued that "Christians are NOT a persecuted minority in the U.S. Christians make up 75% of population & 91% of congress" and "White Christians have enough influence to hand Donald Trump the presidency. They are NOT a marginalized group in our society."

"An entire industry of books, films, & orgs reinforce this narrative. I call it the White Christian Industrial Persecution Complex," tweeted Evans.

"So focused on themselves & their 'persecution,' white Christians = oblivious/indifferent to suffering of actual religious/ethnic minorities."

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