Kate Bowler, who teaches American Christianity at Duke Divinity School, is author of Blessed: A History of the American Prosperity Gospel and Everything Happens for a Reason: And Other Lies I've Loved.
“These women are a puzzle hidden in plain sight.”
Thanksgiving is over in post-Ferguson America, and it can’t come too soon. A national celebration of country, family and freedom from want follows on the heels of protests, frenzied media, and the deployment of the National Guard over the failure of a grand jury to indict a police officer over the shooting of 18-year old Michael Brown. In an America deeply divided over race and debate over individual character vs. systems, bad apples vs. rigged games, the long dawn of Advent has begun. Thank God.
by Kate BowlerDecember 2, 2014
by Kate BowlerDecember 11, 2013