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Blessed

A History of the American Prosperity Gospel

Blessed( )
Author: Bowler, Kate
ISBN:978-0-19-087673-9
Publication Date:Mar 2018
Publisher:Oxford University Press, Incorporated
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $31.99
Book Description:

Kate Bowler's Blessed represents the first attempt to examine the twentieth-century American prosperity gospel movement as a whole, seeking to introduce readers to its major figures and features. This includes its continuing pursuit of divine wealth as believers look to their bank accounts for proof of their spiritual progress, and divine health as believers use their bodies as barometers of faith.

Book Details
Pages:352
Detailed Subjects: Religion / Christian Church / History
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):9.126 x 6.045 x 0.792 Inches
Book Weight:1.098 Pounds
Author Biography
Bowler, Kate (Author)
Kate Bowler is a historian and author, born 1980 and based in North Carolina. She is an assistant professor of the history of Christianity in North America. Her debut book was Blessed: A History of the American Prosperity Gospel (2013). Her work has been featured in the New York Times, The New Republic, The Guardian, TIME Magazine, The Atlantic, The Economist, The Washington Post, NPR, and the BBC. In 2015, She was diagnosed with Stage IV cancer at age 35. This led to her second book, Everything Happens for a Reason (and other lies I've loved) (2018).

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