The Preacher’s Wife: The Precarious Energy of Evangelical Women Celebrities

Through the ny Times bestselling writer of every thing Happens for the explanation: And Other Lies i have Loved, an amazing consider the realm of Christian women a-listers

Considering that the 1970s, an essential brand new figure has showed up in the center phase of American evangelicalism—the celebrity preacher’s wife. Although many evangelical traditions bar females from ordained ministry, lots of women have actually carved away unofficial jobs of energy within their husbands’ spiritual empires or their very own ministries. The largest stars—such as Beth Moore, Joyce Meyer, and Victoria Osteen—write bestselling publications, grab high ranks on Christian tv, and also preach. An acclaimed historian of religion and the author of the bestselling memoir Everything Happens for a Reason: And Other Lies I’ve Loved, offers a sympathetic and revealing portrait of megachurch women celebrities, showing how they must balance the demands of celebrity culture and conservative, male-dominated faiths in this engaging book, Kate Bowler.

The leading women of megaministry play many parts: the preacher, the homemaker, the talent, the counselor, and the beauty whether standing alone or next to their husbands. Continuer la lecture de The Preacher’s Wife: The Precarious Energy of Evangelical Women Celebrities