The Resource Everything happens for a reason : and other lies I've loved, Kate Bowler., (eaudio)

Everything happens for a reason : and other lies I've loved, Kate Bowler., (eaudio)

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Everything happens for a reason : and other lies I've loved
Title
Everything happens for a reason
Title remainder
and other lies I've loved
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Kate Bowler.
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Language
eng
Summary
Kate Bowler is a professor at Duke Divinity School with a modest Christian upbringing, but she specializes in the study of the prosperity gospel, a creed that sees fortune as a blessing from God and misfortune as a mark of God's disapproval. At thirty-five, everything in her life seems to point toward "blessing." She is thriving in her job, married to her high school sweetheart, and loves life with her newborn son. Then she is diagnosed with stage IV colon cancer.The prospect of her own mortality forces Kate to realize that she has been tacitly subscribing to the prosperity gospel, living with the conviction that she can control the shape of her life with "a surge of determination." Even as this type of Christianity celebrates the American can-do spirit, it implies that if you "can't do" and succumb to illness or misfortune, you are a failure. Kate is very sick, and no amount of positive thinking will shrink her tumors. What does it mean to die, she wonders, in a society that insists everything happens for a reason? Kate is stripped of this certainty only to discover that without it, life is hard but beautiful in a way it never has been before. Frank and funny, dark and wise, Kate Bowler pulls the reader deeply into her life in an account she populates affectionately with a colorful, often hilarious retinue of friends, mega-church preachers, relatives, and doctors. Everything Happens for a Reason tells her story, offering up her irreverent, hard-won observations on dying and the ways it has taught her to live
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TEFOD
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Bowler, Kate
Dewey number
  • 362.19699/40092
  • [B]
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LC call number
RC280.C6
LC item number
B68 2018eab
Literary text for sound recordings
autobiography
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Read by Kate Bowler
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  • Bowler, Kate
  • Colon (Anatomy)
  • Cancer
  • Christian life
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Everything happens for a reason : and other lies I've loved, Kate Bowler., (eaudio)
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online resource
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cr
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rdacarrier
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spoken word
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spw
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rdacontent
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  • not applicable
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Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 sound file (04 hr., 34 min., 41 sec.))
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unknown
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online
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not applicable
Isbn
9780525526803
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computer
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rdamedia
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c
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digital
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sound
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digital recording
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  • other
  • remote
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other
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FEE0C5F0-CA30-4C97-B2A4-D03A7DFDC209
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  • on1022266487
  • (OCoLC)1022266487
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Label
Everything happens for a reason : and other lies I've loved, Kate Bowler., (eaudio)
Link
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
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not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 sound file (04 hr., 34 min., 41 sec.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9780525526803
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
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digital
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
Stock number
FEE0C5F0-CA30-4C97-B2A4-D03A7DFDC209
System control number
  • on1022266487
  • (OCoLC)1022266487
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not applicable
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