RevGalBookPals: No Cure for Being Human by Kate Bowler

Kate Bowler has written a psalm to human finitude. Her recent release, No Cure for Being Human (and Other Truths I Need to Hear) functions as a companion to her bestselling memoir, Everything Happens for a Reason (and Other Lies I’ve Loved). Bowler, an associate professor of the History of Christianity in North America at… Read More

The Pastoral is Political: The Time Has Been Come

CN: Child illness, cancer, late-stage capitalism 84 days ago, we learned about my daughter’s brain tumor- a craniophryngioma- a very rare diagnosis. As of today, this diagnosis has cost $167,000+ dollars. At one hospital. Since diagnosis, we’ve been to four. She’s had four MRIs, two CAT scans, multiple endocrinology visits (with their attendant blood draws),… Read More

RevGalBookPals: Everything Happens for a Reason and Other Lies I’ve Loved

Content Warning: Cancer Trigger Warning: Cancer TL;DR: Woman has cancer, grieves loss of life she expected to have and the life her family will now have, God remains present and mysterious   For the sake of full disclosure, I know Kate Bowler. We went to Yale Divinity School at the same time. I think we… Read More