What are religion and spirituality publishers highlighting in the first part of the new year?
CHICAGO (RNS) — At his appearance in late October at the American Writers Museum in Chicago, best-selling author, newspaper columnist and social media maven John Scalzi tossed a 10-sided die to determine what he would speak about that evening. Sometimes it's explaining the meaning of life.
(RNS) — Plagiarism: It’s the sin few in the wider Christian publishing world will publicly talk about.
But peel away the layers, and it’s undecorated lying
Word&Way asked Midwest Baptist leaders and those serving Baptists to share a meaningful book. Here are their responses.
(RNS) “There is a hunger …”
That declaration, uttered by an old, crippled nun who has scrubbed away her life and her vocation in a convent’s
Regions Martin Luther never knew have embraced biblical books the Protestant reformer never liked, author and educator Philip Jenkins said.
Southern Baptist bookstores quietly have suspended a four-year-old program that alerted customers to read with “discernment” books by several up-and-coming authors whose books “could be considered inconsistent with historical evangelical theology.”
WASHINGTON — The Baptist Joint Committee for Religious Liberty is among several religious and civil-liberties groups objecting to proposed rules giving federal prisons more leeway to ban religious books that officials believe could incite violence or criminal behavior.