Angela Duckworth: Finding the Margins

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Published Books

The Preacher’s Wife: The Precarious Power of Evangelical Women Celebrities

The Preacher’s Wife: The Precarious Power of Evangelical Women Celebrities

“[This] wonderful work provocatively considers what women gain and lose in becoming ‘market-ready’ for evangelical communities.”

 

―Publishers Weekly, starred review
From the New York Times bestselling author of Everything Happens for a Reason: And Other Lies I’ve Loved, a fascinating look at the world of Christian women celebrities Since the 1970s, an important new figure has appeared on the center stage of American evangelicalism―the celebrity preacher’s wife. Although most evangelical traditions bar women from ordained […]
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Everything Happens For A Reason: And Other Lies I’ve Loved

Everything Happens For A Reason: And Other Lies I’ve Loved

“Heartbreaking, surprisingly funny.”

—Bill Gates
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER Kate Bowler is a professor at Duke Divinity School with a modest Christian upbringing, but she specializes in the study of the prosperity gospel, a creed that sees fortune as a blessing from God and misfortune as a mark of God’s disapproval. At thirty-five, everything in her life seems to point […]
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Blessed: A History of the American Prosperity Gospel

Blessed: A History of the American Prosperity Gospel

“[A] riveting historical account.”

—Publishers Weekly
Millions of Americans believe God wants them to be healthy and wealthy. I spent a decade traveling the United States and Canada visiting megachurches, archives, television studios, and revivals interviewing leaders and followers to understand the history of the “prosperity gospel.” This book is the first comprehensive American history of one of the most popular […]
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