Stiles, Eliza

Eliza Stiles is a Master of Divinity candidate at North Park Theological Seminary and works at Faith Covenant Church in Wheaton, Illinois.

The persistence of God’s providence (Fall/Winter 2022)

Amanda Held Opelt recently wrote a book about rituals of grief called A Hole in the World. You might be more familiar with her sister, Rachel Held Evans, a beloved Christian author. Amanda wrote her book following the sudden death of Rachel in 2019. In the opening chapter Amanda introduces her readers to an ancient grief ritual in Ireland called “keening.”