Tags: Academic Writing; Politics

Kate Bowler

Journalism, Memoir, Theology

Kate Bowler is the author of The Preacher's Wife: The Precarious Power of Evangelical Women Celebrities (2019), Everything Happens for a Reason: And Other Lies I’ve Loved (2018), and Blessed: A History of the American Prosperity Gospel (2013). She has published widely in both scholarly journals and popular media, including The New York Times, The New Republic, The Guardian, Time, The Atlantic, The Economist, The Washington Post, NPR, and the BBC. Bowler is an assistant professor of the history of Christianity in North America at Duke Divinity School.

Festival Years: 2018