The State Of Things
12:50 pm
Thu October 17, 2013

Does God Want You To Be Rich?


In the world of prosperity theology, abundant wealth and good health are signs of God’s favor. Leaders of the many of the megachurches that preach the prosperity gospel enjoy lavish lifestyles and a new reality show documents their experiences. Host Frank Stasio talks with Kate Bowlers, assistant professor of the History of Christianity in the United States and the author of Blessed: A History of the American Prosperity Gospel (Oxford, 2013).

Credit Oxford Press


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