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  • Ignatius Plans No Changes in Book Co-Authored by Pope Benedict

    The Catholic press is releasing ‘From the Depths of Our Hearts’ by retired Pope Benedict XVI and Cardinal Robert Sarah amid controversy over its co-authored status and criticism that it undercuts Pope Francis’s papacy.

  • Religion and Spirituality Book Deals: January 8, 2020

    IVP takes on a new Enneagram book by bestselling author Suzanne Stabile, Fortress re-ups with Stephanie Williams O’Brien, and more.

  • Remembering Ram Dass

    The publishing industry mourns Ram Dass, the bestselling author of ‘Be Here Now’ and other books on spirituality, following his recent death at age 88.

  • United Methodist Publishing Plans for Church Split

    Following the proposal by leaders from the United Methodist Church to split the denomination over same-sex marriage and LGBTQ clergy, the church’s publishing arm says it will remain with the post-separated church and adjust operations according to congregants’ needs.

  • Religion Book-to-Film Adaptations of 2020

    Five faith-based titles are undergoing film adaptations this year, including the true story of friendship between an African American reverend and a KKK member in ‘Burden’ and a star-studded take on Ken Wilber’s memoir, ‘Grace and Grit.’

  • Religion and Spirituality Book Deals: December 23, 2019

    Charles Stanley is bringing a collection of his teachings and prayers to Zondervan; Harvest House signs a parenting book focused on communication, and more.

  • Religion and Spirituality On-Sale Calendar: January 2020

    Find out more about a Christian guide to fasting, the new children's book by the bestselling author of 'When God Made You,' and more religion and spirituality books slated for publication in January.

  • PW’s 10 Most-Read Religion Stories of 2019

    The deaths of Brian Hampton and Rachel Held Evans, books undergoing big-screen adaptations, and LifeWay’s closure are some of PW’s top religion stories of 2019.

  • RBmedia Names New Publisher of ChristianAudio

    Megan Dobson has been appointed publisher of independent audiobook producer RBmedia's ChristianAudio brand.

  • Faith-Based Titles Leading the 2020 Lists

    We look at what religion and spirituality publishers are highlighting in the first part of the new year.

  • Religion Book Deals: December 11, 2019

    Tyndale signed a new novel by 'Redeeming Love' and 'The Masterpiece' author Francine Rivers; novelist Bunmi Laditan moves to Zondervan with a collection of letters to God, and more.

  • HarperCollins Christian Publishing's Leadership Team

    Following a series of promotions, new hires, and other staff changes at HarperCollins Christian Publishing, PW has compiled a list of the leadership team at HCCP and its Zondervan and Thomas Nelson subsidiaries.

  • November Religion Bestsellers: Bob Goff Takes #2; Francine Rivers Dominates

    Bestselling author of ‘Love Does’ Bob Goff’s 365-day devotional takes #2 on PW’s Religion Nonfiction chart amid the gift-giving season; while Francine Rivers takes three spots in Religion Fiction following the hardcover release of ‘Lineage of Grace.’

  • Seeking and Finding: PW Talks to Joel Fotinos

    With over four decades of experience in the book business, publisher of St. Martin's Essentials Joel Fotinos reflects on changes and growth in mind-body-spirit publishing and where the category is headed in the future.

  • WaterBrook and Multnomah Announces New Publisher, More Promotions

    As part of a series of promotions at WaterBrook and Multnomah, Laura Barker has been named executive v-p and publisher of the Penguin Random House imprints, effective immediately. She was previously v-p, editor-in-chief.

  • Academic Publishing Remains Steady as Religion Scholars Meet

    The joint annual meetings of the American Academy of Religion and the Society of Biblical Literature drew more than 9,400 scholars to San Diego from Nov. 23-26, remaining flat compared to the number of attendees in 2018.

  • New Releases from Top Religious Authors

    Bestselling female voices bring more books to the table.

  • Women’s Voices Rise In Religious Publishing

    Faith-based books by women for women are multiplying.

  • Religion and Spirituality Books Preview: December 2019

    A spiritual biography of Queen Elizabeth, a guide to dharma for millennials, and ‘The Soul of Wine’ are among the religion and spirituality books publishing in December.

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