Wednesday, 15 October 2014

Kate Bowler Scheduled to Speak in Chattanooga

For those of you in the Chattanooga area at the end of October, Kate Bowler of Duke Divinity School is scheduled to speak at the Camp House on Tuesday, October 28 at 7:30pm. Bowler is speaking on "The Death and Afterlife of the American Prosperity Gospel" as part of UTC's LeRoy Martin Distinguished Lecture Series, in partnership with Theology on Tap of Chattanooga. As usual, we will be giving free drink vouchers to the first 100 people who attend the lecture. I hope to see you there!

Here is the abstract of her talk:

“Again and again, observers have predicted the death of the American prosperity gospel. Scandals. Economic depressions. Senate investigations. Failed miracles. The prosperity gospel has been pronounced dead and gone time and again since its inception in the 1950s. How has this message of divine health and wealth been resurrected in American Christianity? Meet the modern preachers of this changing movement and learn about how this theology of blessing has become, once again, one of the most popular religious movements in America.”

Lin Fisher at the last Martin Lecture/ToT talk in September

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