Host Jen Pollock Michel has an honest and animated conversation with returning guest Katelyn Beaty and first-time guest Andy Crouch on the perils of power, celebrity, platform and fame in the Christian church.
Katelyn Beaty is a journalist, editor, and keen observer of trends in the American church. She has written for a variety of publications and is cohost of the Saved by the City podcast. She’s the author of Celebrities for Jesus: How Personas, Platforms, and Profits Are Hurting the Church(Brazos Press, 2022) and A Woman’s Place: A Christian Vision for Your Calling in the Office, the Home, and the World(Simon & Schuster, 2016). She lives in New York City.
Andy Crouch is partner for theology and culture at Praxis, an organization that works as a creative engine for redemptive entrepreneurship. His writing explores faith, culture, and the image of God in the domains of technology, power, leadership, and the arts. He is the author of five books, most recently The Life We’re Looking For: Reclaiming Relationship in a Technological World. He lives with his family in Pennsylvania.
Books/Writing Mentioned in this Episode:
If you’d like to order any of the following books, we encourage you to do so from Hearts and Minds Books(An independent bookstore in Dallastown, PA, run by Byron and Beth Borger)
- Celebrities for Jesus: How Personas, Platforms and Profits are Hurting the Church by Katelyn Beaty
- A Woman’s Place: A Christian Vision for Your Calling in the Office, the Home and the World by Katelyn Beaty
- The Life We’re Looking For: Reclaiming Relationship in a Technological World by Andy Crouch
- The Hidden Life of Trees: What They Feel, How They Communicate – Discoveries From a Secret World by Peter Wohlleben
- Can’t Even: How Millenials Became the Burnout Generation by Anne Helen Peterson
- Low Anthropology: The Unlikely Key to a Gracious View of Others (And Yourself) by David Zahl
- Poetry and Prose in the 16th Century by C.S. Lewis (Oxford History of English Literature)
- The Embers and the Stars: A Philosophical Inquiry into the Moral Sense of Nature by Erazim Kohak
If you’d like to order any of the above books, we encourage you to do so from Hearts and Minds Books
(An independent bookstore in Dallastown, PA, run by Byron and Beth Borger)
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