Everything Happens with Kate Bowler

Everything Happens with Kate Bowler

Latest Episodes

Thomas Lynch: A Good Funeral

September 27, 2022 - 50:42
Thomas Lynch is an essayist, poet, and funeral director in Milton, Michigan, where he has served since 1974 when he took over the trade...

Arthur Brooks: When Success Isn’t Success

September 20, 2022 - 37:06
Arthur Brooks was a professional musician and spent his twenties touring all over the world. Until one day, he stopped being able to hit...

Randall Balmer: Wrestling With the Faith We Love

September 13, 2022 - 45:44
Many of us miss the churches of our childhood and are trying to figure out what pieces of our faith to keep and which to leave behind....

About The Show

Life isn't always bright and shiny, as Kate Bowler knows. Kate is a young mother, writer and professor who, at age 35, was suddenly diagnosed with Stage IV cancer. In, warm, insightful, often funny conversations, Kate talks with people about what they've learned in difficult times. Kate teaches at Duke Divinity School and is author of Everything Happens for a Reason (And Other Lies I've Loved) and No Cure for Being Human (And Other Truths I Need to Hear). Find her online at @katecbowler.

More Episodes

Thomas Lynch: A Good Funeral

September 27, 2022 - 50:42
Thomas Lynch is an essayist, poet, and funeral director in Milton, Michigan, where he has served since 1974 when he took over the trade...

Arthur Brooks: When Success Isn’t Success

September 20, 2022 - 37:06
Arthur Brooks was a professional musician and spent his twenties touring all over the world. Until one day, he stopped being able to hit...

Randall Balmer: Wrestling With the Faith We Love

September 13, 2022 - 45:44
Many of us miss the churches of our childhood and are trying to figure out what pieces of our faith to keep and which to leave behind....

Ibram Kendi: Showing Your Scars

September 6, 2022 - 42:06
Ibram Kendi and Kate Bowler have more in common than they would have liked. Historians and professors. Parents of young kids. Diagnosed...

Introducing Season 9 of EVERYTHING HAPPENS

August 30, 2022 - 03:59
I'm Kate Bowler and I am so excited to be back for another season of EVERYTHING HAPPENS. A podcast where we don't have to pretend to...

Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby: Suspicious of Joy

May 3, 2022 - 56:55
In this special episode, Kate visited the Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, at Lambeth Palace in London.In this funny and poignant...