Podcast episodes featuring Kate Bowler

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Life Will Break Your Heart, with Kate Bowler

Aspen Ideas to Go - October 29, 2019 22:23 - 56 minutes ★★★★ - 167 ratings
When she was 35 years old, Kate Bowler was diagnosed with stage IV colon cancer. She had been on an upward spiral: thriving in her career and loving life with her husband and newborn son. Bowler, who’s a scholar of Christianity, had just written the book “Blessed,” about the Christian i...

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Ep. 239: Tackling Life’s Big Questions with Kate Bowler

Happier with Gretchen Rubin - September 18, 2019 04:00 - 44 minutes ★★★★★ - 10.4K ratings
Why you should make a concrete offer when someone needs a hand, how to break the ice using a simple button-maker, and a thoughtful conversation about life’s big questions with writer and podcaster Kate Bowler. Get in touch: @gretchenrubin; @elizabethcraft; [email protected]; happiercast....

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Women of Faith: Kate Bowler on living with chronic cancer in a fix-it-quick culture

MPR News with Kerri Miller - August 13, 2019 19:00 - 49 minutes ★★★★ - 121 ratings
Three years ago, Kate Bowler was handed the diagnosis that changed everything: stage 4 colon cancer. With a grim prognosis, she immediately started treatment and simultaneously wrote the memoir “Everything Happens for a Reason and Other Lies I’ve Loved,” which went on to become a New Yor...

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"Everything happens for a reason" -- and other lies I've loved | Kate Bowler

TED Talks Daily (HD video) - June 04, 2019 14:58 - ★★★★ - 677 ratings
In life's toughest moments, how do you go on living? Kate Bowler has been exploring this question ever since she was diagnosed with stage IV cancer at age 35. In a profound, heartbreaking and unexpectedly funny talk, she offers some answers -- challenging the idea that "everything happens for a r...

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"Everything happens for a reason" -- and other lies I've loved | Kate Bowler

TED Talks Daily - June 04, 2019 14:58 - ★★★★ - 8.2K ratings
In life's toughest moments, how do you go on living? Kate Bowler has been exploring this question ever since she was diagnosed with stage IV cancer at age 35. In a profound, heartbreaking and unexpectedly funny talk, she offers some answers -- challenging the idea that "everything happen...

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Amanpour: Peter Neumann, Aimen Dean, Kate Bowler and Roger Cohen

Amanpour - February 19, 2019 20:20 - 55 minutes ★★★★ - 475 ratings
Peter Neumann, Professor of Security Studies at King's College London and Aimen Dean, the former al-Qaeda member-turned British spy join Christiane Amanpour in London to discuss Shamima Begum, the girl who left the UK to join ISIS in 2015 and now wants to return home. Our Michel Martin talks to K...

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Kate Bowler and How to Handle the Worst News of All

Clear+Vivid with Alan Alda - July 13, 2018 04:00 - 42 minutes ★★★★★ - 2.2K ratings
Alan talks with Kate about the awkward, funny, and often misguided, ways people approach the subject when they know someone is seriously ill. New York Times Bestselling author and Duke University divinity professor, Kate Bowler tells Alan how stage 4 cancer led her to write a humorous, and gracef...

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Episode 85: Kate Bowler

That Sounds Fun with Annie F. Downs - June 28, 2018 07:00 - 58 minutes ★★★★★ - 6.8K ratings
What a joy to have such a strong, insightful, and fun woman on the podcast with us today! Kate Bowler is a brilliant writer and communicator and we really dig into some of the hard things going on in her life right now. This conversation is special. For sure. She's honest and kind and a real joy...

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Everything Happens| Kate Bowler: bestselling memoir, cancer, faith, and toddler-wrangling

Atomic Moms - February 27, 2018 21:30 - 36 minutes ★★★★★ - 426 ratings
Meet Kate Bowler, our new podcast mom friend. She's funny, sweet, and really, really smart, but like in a very-humble-and-also-loves-reality-shows kind of way. She teaches at Duke Divinity School. She's a historian specializing in the American prosperity gospel: think Joel Osteen. And s...

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Q&A - February 25, 2018 05:00 - 1 hour ★★★★★ - 172 ratings
Prosperity gospel scholar, Kate Bowler, discusses her memoir, [Everything Happens for a Reason], in which she reflects on being diagnosed with stage 4 colon cancer at the age of 35. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

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#44—Kate Bowler’s history of the prosperity gospel movement [MIPodcast]

Maxwell Institute Podcast - April 26, 2016 06:01 - 1 hour ★★★★★ - 450 ratings
Even if you’ve never heard of a Christian movement scholars call “the prosperity gospel,” chances are you know some of its most famous proponents, like Joel Osteen or Jim and Tammy Faye Bakker. “The prosperity gospel” is not officially associated with any particular denomination. It’s more a sty...