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Each night, after supper's over and my little boy has gone to bed, I take my oil lamp from the kitchen table and ascend the narrow, creaking stairs to my garret room. I plant by bum in the hard hickory chair, hunch over the scant rectangle of desk, and scribble feverishly on my manuscript.

So maybe I don't have an oil lamp or a garret room, but otherwise, that's a fairly accurate depiction of my night life.
 

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Rebekah Devine is an aspiring creative writer and Hebrew Bible scholar, studying and writing from her home in the company of the Sierra Nevada mountains, her husband Josh, and her wee son Marshall. She serves as a volunteer Regional Coordinator (Reno, NV) at Churches for Middle East Peace. Before joining CMEP, Rebekah worked at Red Letter Christians as Executive Assistant to author and activist Shane Claiborne.

Rebekah is passionate about food and exploring how it intersects with memory, identity, and meaning-making. She enjoys cooking food, serving it, eating it, and reading and writing about its literary and theological significance in biblical literature and daily life. Rebekah holds a B.S. in Biblical Studies from Cairn University (2009), an M.Litt in Theology, Imagination, and the Arts from the University of St Andrews (2011), and an M.A. in Biblical Exegesis from Wheaton College (2015). Find her on Facebook and Twitter. Her CV is available here.

 

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