The Roots of Prosperity Theology (Part 1) - Defend and Confirm Podcast
The Prosperity Gospel / Word of Faith Movement • 18m
Where does the prosperity gospel come from? Why should we care? In this series we look at the historical roots of the Word of Faith movement and explain how understanding the history of this American phenomena can help us better understand it today.
In this series, we recommend three "book you should read":
1. The Word-Faith Controversy: Understanding the Health and Wealth Gospel
2. Blessed: A History of the American Prosperity Gospel
3. No Quick Fix: Where Higher Life Theology Came From, What It Is, and Why It's Harmful
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