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  • Religion News Briefs: April 14, 2021

    Lifeway revives in-person events for women, NavPress extends Bible memory skills line to kids, and IVP signs exclusive with Christian Audio.

  • Religion Book Deals: April 14, 2021

    A National Book Award nominee's new children's books for Easter 2022, Matthew Paul Turner adds more kids' titles, podcaster Faitth Brooks has "a love letter to Black Women' in the works, and more.

  • Michelle Williams Faces Up to Depression

    In her first solo book, the former member of Destiny’s Child opens up about suicidal thoughts, clinical depression, faith, and the power of “checking in.”

  • Religion Bestsellers: April 14, 2021

    Nonfiction top sellers offered a spiritual self-empowerment bonanza, full of advice to change one’s life. In fiction, the spring holy days prompted sales amid a familiar list of romances and mysteries.

  • Christian Publishers Tap into Grittier Side of Fiction

    Novelists no longer shy away from tough issues readers are facing such as mental illness, racial inequity, sexual harassment and abuse, trafficking, and domestic violence.

  • Francine Rivers: ‘I’m Not Trying to Make Readers Happy'

    The Christian fiction writer's bestsellers such as ‘Redeeming Love’ challenge readers to find answers in faith for their toughest questions and roughest issues.

  • Viewing Depression Through a Faith Lens

    Christian publishers address the pain of depression and offer paths toward spiritual strength and solace in a number of new books.

  • Preachers' Sneakers Prompt a Book on Spending and Spirit

    PW talks with Ben Kirby, creator of Preachers N Sneakers on Instagram, whose debut book delves into the impact of show-off consumerism on Christian life and worship.

  • Religion News Briefs: March 24

    Karen Kingsbury announces a writing intensive, NavPress names a new publisher, and Revell remembers popular author David Stoop.

  • Fear and Hope: When Timothy Keller's Book Met His Life

    The renowned NYC pastor and bestselling author, suddenly diagnosed with advanced cancer, reckoned with his beliefs as he was finishing his most recent book.

  • Religion Book Deals: March 24, 2021

    Kate Bowler brings devotionals to Convergent, Brian Smith takes faith and sports title to David C. Cook, Broadleaf signs Romal Tune for a book on fathers and sons.

  • Religion and Spirituality Books Preview: April 2021

    Authors’ April releases explore religion and sexuality, debate Gospel ideas of “social justice,” discuss the meaning of “family,” and map paths to faith and forgiveness.

  • Bringing the 'Nones' Home

    Pastors, sweating the trend to freelance spirituality, have ideas for stemming the tide and publishers are giving them voice.

  • Tracking the 'Nones' Tide: PW Talks to Ryan P. Burge

    Burge’s book, 'The Nones: Where They Came From, Who They Are, and Where They Are Going' (Fortress, out now), cites research listing atheists and agnostics each at 6% of the U.S. population, while 20% identify as “nothing in particular."

  • Don’t Fence Me In: Religion & Spirituality Books for 2021

    As more people break away from a religious brand identity, publishers respond with titles for readers roaming the spirituality range.

  • Beth Moore Shakes Up Evangelical Publishing

    The popular, prolific Christian author and speaker chooses Tyndale for trade titles and moves lucrative Bible studies from Lifeway to her own ministry.

  • Religion News Briefs: March 10, 2021

    Tyndale adds more illustrated classics; The Action Bible®product line gets new leadership; RBmedia has a new publisher and publishing partnerships; Doornbos to retire from David C. Cook

  • Author: The Seder Guidebook Can Change Your Life

    Mark Gerson finds in The Haggadah — the handbook of blessings, prayers, stories, and songs that guides the Seder — all of Jewish wisdom in a nutshell.

  • New Books Offer Reflection, Fresh Perspectives on Lent, Easter

    Leading Christian authors provide deeper looks at Jesus, the key figure of the Easter season, as well as books for Lenten study and new titles for children.

  • Religion Book Deals: March 10, 2021

    InterVarsity buys Sheila Wise Rose's newest, Rachael Gilbert's 'Restored' goes to Cook, and more.

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