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  • UNITE 2018: CBA, Investor Team Up to Revitalize Industry

    UNITE 2018, the annual international convention hosted by the Association for Christian Retail, took place in Nashville, Tenn., from July 8-11, sharing news of a large investment designed to change the industry.

  • Religion Book Deals: July 12, 2018

    FaithWords takes a memoir from a Sudanese refugee; InterVarsity is combining two classics into a single book with updated and revised content.

  • June Religion Bestsellers: Self-Help Continues to Reign; Kingsbury Tops

    After months of jockeying for the top spot, self-help books by Rachel Hollis and Bob Goff take #1 and #2 on PW’s Religion Nonfiction bestsellers list. Plus, Karen Kingsbury's 'To the Moon and Back' dominates the Religion Fiction list in its second month on sale.

  • A Jew Who Fights for Evangelical Rights? Only in Russia

    Despite his own struggles being Jewish in Soviet Russia, journalist Arkady Polishchuk risked his life to speak out against the brutal mistreatment of Christians, as told in his memoir ‘Dancing on Thin Ice.’

  • Fall 2018 Announcements: Religion & Spirituality

    This season’s list includes many titles from big-name figures that address how spiritual thinking can help to bridge divides, be they personal, social, spiritual, or political.

  • Zen, Writing, and the Art of Facing Cancer: Natalie Goldberg

    Zen teacher and bestselling author of ‘Writing Down the Bones’ Natalie Goldberg explores how being diagnosed with chronic lymphocytic leukemia led to an acceptance of suffering that not only changed how she wrote, but also her approach to survival.

  • Religion Book Deals: June 27, 2018

    Thomas Nelson's imprint Nelson Books nabbed Lysa TerKeurst’s follow-up to 2016’s bestselling ‘Uninvited,’ Paraclete adds two children’s books.

  • Four New Books Combine Faith and Football

    Titles by NFL stars Case Keenum and Nick Foles, a sports writer, and the head coach for the Philadelphia Eagles are coming from religion publishers just in time for football season this year.

  • Church Publishing Looks Back on 100 Years of Books

    Celebrating 100 years in the book business, Church Publishing Incorporated is honoring its Episcopal roots while also adapting to a broad and changing audience.

  • Fortress Brings Bestselling Author's Book Back to Print Following Scandal

    Fortress Press is reissuing ‘Jesus + Nothing = Everything’ by Tullian Tchividjian, the grandson of Billy Graham whose book was taken out of print after admitting to extra-marital affairs in 2015.

  • King Abdullah II of Jordan Wins Templeton Prize

    King Abdullah II of Jordan won the 2018 Templeton Prize for his efforts to establish religious harmony within Islam and between Islam and other religions.

  • Mission Possible: The Reformation of American Judaism

    In ‘The Chosen Wars: How Judaism Became An American Religion,’ Steven R. Weisman traces the changes made to Judaism in the U.S. and how they relate to conflicts among Jews today.

  • Religion and Spirituality Books Preview: July 2018

    A book on how to speak up in the name of justice in ‘Raise Your Voice’ and a history professor’s take on skepticism’s role in the formation of U.S. politics are among the religion and spirituality books hitting bookstores in July.

  • Biographies Profile Heroes of the Faith(s)

    Biographies of religious and spiritual figures are enduringly popular, and readers have many new and forthcoming choices.

  • Memoirs of Faith Seek to Find the Right Path

    Religious and spiritual memoirs guide readers in search of inspiration.

  • Religion Book Deals: June 13, 2018

    Zondervan signs a new deal with Rebekah Lyons, Sounds True lands a double, and more.

  • 1517 Media Reorganizes Imprints, Names New Publisher

    1517 Media hired a new v-p and publisher, Jill Braithwaite, to lead its newly organized trade imprints, 1517 Media-Books.
    Additionally, the company announced a new business development venture featuring partnerships with smaller publishers.

  • May Religion Bestsellers: Devotionals Dominate; ‘Forgotten Road’ Tops

    Helped by Mother's Day, four devotionals ranked among the top 10 in Religion Nonfiction, including Lysa TerKeurst’s new ‘Embraced.’ Plus, Richard Paul Evans took #1 on the Religion Fiction list with the second book in his new Broken Road series.

  • Love, Uncensored: PW Talks to Jacqueline Bussie

    Jacqueline Bussie discusses the message of inclusion in her book ‘Love Without Limits,’ and why she parted ways with her original Christian publisher over it.

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