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  • Historian Beth Allison Barr: 'Jesus Sets Women Free'

    Barr’s new book weaves history and personal experience to argue that the patriarchal concept “Biblical Womanhood” has left a trail of sin and destruction.

  • Religion & Spirituality Book Deals: January 13, 2021

    Broadleaf explores ‘Is This Normal?,’ Revell lands Pantsuit Politics podcasters, and more.

  • Christian Literary Agents Eye Diversity, Expansion

    A number of Christian publishing professionals-turned-literary agents see a ripe opportunity based on a new generation of authors, while just-launched literary agencies plan to reach beyond the Christian market.

  • HCCP, HCF Announce Dedicated Indie Sales Team

    LaTasha Estelle and Shawn LeBar will lead management of HCCP and HCF’s Christian-based independent retail accounts and general market bookstores.

  • Paraclete Announces New Fiction Imprint

    The trade fiction imprint Raven will release its first list in spring 2022 and will focus on sci-fi, fantasy, and horror.

  • Susan Neal Named CIPA’s New Director

    The Christian Indie Publishing Association (CIPA) announced the appointment of a new director, Susan Neal, who will launch new membership benefits starting this month.

  • Crabtree Up at Christian Book Services

    Shane Crabtree, who joined Christian Book Services in 2018 as a manager, has been promoted to president and COO, effective January 1. Larry Carpenter will take on the role of chairman while remaining CEO of the independent publishing company.

  • HCCP Names Senior V-p of Direct to Consumer Business

    HarperCollins Christian Publishing and HarperCollins Focus appointed Kate Johnson to lead the expansion of its direct-to-consumer business as senior v-p of direct.

  • Why No News Can Be 'Good News'

    A scholar calls for breaking away from relentless “breaking news” to reconnect with the eternal good news found in faith and community.

  • Titles Tout Creativity as a Spiritual Path

    Publishers of upcoming books from art to music to "aura photography" say such works show the connections between the senses and the sacred.

  • Lifting Spirits: Religion Books Preview 2021

    After a grim 2020, readers can find authors offering hope, consolation, inspiration, and thoughtful explorations of current issues in the New Year.

  • Religion Book Deals: December 9, 2020

    Convergent lands bestselling author Philip Yancey’s life story, including his upbringing in the South; Broadleaf takes a guide to the ancient Enneagram typing system geared toward Black women, and more.

  • Publishers Look to Churches’ Changing Future

    New and upcoming titles examine the impacts of Covid-19, racial and political division, and other challenges 2020 has poised to the church as well as what the future might hold.

  • PW’s 10 Most-Read Religion Stories of 2020

    From our interview with Alisa Childers on her critical view of progressive Christianity to the impacts of Covid-19 on religion and spirituality publishing, these are the most-read stories of 2020.

  • EMF to Launch Christian Publishing Imprints

    The parent company of Christian radio networks KLOVE and Air1 is launching two book imprints that will focus on Christian living, memoir, and children’s titles. Its first titles will be released next spring.

  • Religion and Spirituality Books Preview: January 2021

    A biography of Ram Dass, author of the bestselling ‘Be Here Now;’ Tish Harrison Warren’s new book on the Compline, or the final prayer of the day, and more books from religion and spirituality publishers coming in January.

  • Christian Fiction Industry Looks to New Markets, Diverse Voices

    Hosted by the Evangelical Christian Publishers Association (ECPA), the Art of Writing conference for aspiring and established authors was held virtually this year and featured discussions about the current marketplace, diversity and inclusion, and other hot topics within Christian fiction.

  • Hachette Nashville to Relaunch Worthy Publishing

    Daisy Blackwell Hutton, v-p and publisher of Hachette Nashville, says the Worthy Publishing imprint will focus on Christian living titles for the next generation of readers.

  • Religion and Spirituality Books Preview: December 2020

    Check out a new book by Pope Francis, stories from an ‘Invisible Muslim,’ ‘Meditations for the Soul,’ and more books coming from religion and spirituality publishers in December.

  • Women Writers Spotlight 2020

    Find more Religion & Spirituality coverage here on women authors writing books aimed at female audiences.

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