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Saturday, June 22, 2024

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Oh, the blessings we take for granted

Some free time in a park on a sunny day is more than enough to inspire gratitude.

Why so many Americans think they’re #blessed

Bowler recently wrote a book – Blessed: A History of the American Prosperity Gospel – that has been hailed as the first monograph tracing the history of the prosperity gospel in America.

God (still) wants you to be rich: Duke scholar Kate Bowler explores the “prosperity gospel” from Jim and Tammy Faye to Joel Osteen

I well remember the 1980s, when I was growing up. My generation saw scandal after scandal with “name it and claim it” preachers whose own lavish lifestyles held out the promise that God could and would make followers rich.

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