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  • Spiritual Books for Death’s Aftermath

    New and upcoming titles offer a spiritual perspective of the logistical side of death—from making funeral arrangements to settling estates.

  • Finding God Amid Grief (In Books)

    New books from religion publishers address a variety of unexpected losses.

  • Religion Book Deals: June 22, 2022

    Paraclete doubles up on children’s books by Laura Sassi, and political theology scholar Kaitlyn Schiess moves to Brazos with her second book.

  • Religion and Spirituality Books Preview: July 2022

    New books from religion and spirituality publishers coming out in July include a faith-based approach to decluttering, Rumi’s poems examined through a spiritual lens, and stories of nine women in the Bible who lived their faith boldly.

  • David C Cook Turns to Comics for Expansion

    David C Cook is expanding its staff and comic book offerings through the acquisition of the graphic arts studio Corvus Comics.

  • From Pediatric Cancer to Outer Space: PW Talks to Hayley Arceneaux

    Arceneaux, an astronaut on SpaceX’s Inspiration4 last September, describes how having cancer as a child changed her faith and the rest of her life in ‘Wild Ride: A Memoir of IV Drips and Rocket Ships’ (Convergent, Sept. 6).

  • Fame and the Evangelical Church: PW Talks to Katelyn Beaty

    Katelyn Beaty, whose career as a journalist began in 2012 before moving into religion publishing, remains a tenacious reporter as she analyzes why so many Christian leaders have become embroiled in scandal in her new book, 'Celebrities for Jesus' (Brazos, Aug 16).

  • New Kids’ Book Says It’s OK to Ask for Help—Even If You’re a Rabbi

    Alice Blumenthal McGinty demonstrates how learning to ask for help can create a stronger community in her new children’s book, ‘A Synagogue Like Home’ (Candlewick, Aug.), which depicts a week in the life of a contemporary synagogue.

  • R. H. Boyd Celebrates 125 Years in Publishing

    Having completed its 125th year in business, Black-owned printer and publisher R. H. Boyd is expanding its focus to include more trade titles, starting with ‘Rosa Parks Beyond the Bus: Life, Lessons, and Leadership,’ releasing as part of Juneteenth celebrations.

  • Religion Book Deals: June 8, 2022

    A book that aims to help readers align their personal finance decisions with the promotion of social justice lands at Broadleaf; wholesaler and publisher Christian Art Gifts takes a year long devotional for empty nesters.

  • In Times of Tribulation, Prophecy Books Multiply

    Several Christian publishers are focusing on books about biblical prophecy, the rapture, Armageddon, and other End Times events of the Bible as readers seek answers about current crises.

  • May Religion Bestsellers: Country Singer’s Debut Breaks Top 4; Karen Kingsbury Reigns

    Pop country singer and songwriter Walker Hayes debuts on our Religion Nonfiction Bestsellers list with the story of his conversion to Christianity in ‘Glad You’re Here;’ Karen Kingsbury’s latest Baxter Family novel takes #1 in Religion Fiction, dethroning Mitch Albom’s ‘Stranger in the Lifeboat.’

  • A Progressive Take on Proverbs’ Timeless Truths

    Shmuly Yanklowitz, an Orthodox rabbi, is offering a commentary on the Bible's Book of Proverbs in order to share wisdom for how to change ourselves and the world.

  • ‘This Is Us’ Star Pens a Kids' Book on Faith and Love

    ‘This Is Us’ star Chrissy Metz and her partner Bradley Collins are writing a children’s book about faith and the love between a parent and child in ‘When I Talk to God, I Talk About You,’ to be published by Flamingo Books on February 14, 2023.

  • As ‘Jesus Calling’ Sells 40M Copies, Brand Expands

    Eighteen years after its initial publication, ‘Jesus Calling’ by Sarah Young has reached 40 million copies sold this month, and Thomas Nelson is looking for ways to further grow the enormously popular brand.

  • Religion and Spirituality Books Preview: June 2022

    Two titles on the intersection of Christianity and mental health, a new novel by Janette Oke, and ‘How to Save the World’ are among the books coming from religion and spirituality publishers in June.

  • Finding Hope When Grief Leaves ‘A Hole in the World’

    In her debut book, Amanda Held Opelt reflects on loss, including the death of her sister Rachel Held Evans, and looks at different cultures to argue for why Americans must learn to normalize difficult emotions.

  • R&L’s Religion Editor is Running at Full Speed

    Rowman & Littlefield’s new senior executive religion editor Richard Brown discusses his plans for growing R&L’s frontlist, challenges in today’s religion publishing industry, and the need for books that “illuminate dark places of society and dark places of the soul.”

  • Religion Book Deals: May 25, 2022

    A modern take on saints such as Teresa of Calcutta and Ignatius of Loyola lands at Convergent, Chosen signs a pastor whose ministry focuses on young adults, and more.

  • Books for Raising Kids on Spiritual Ground

    Religion and spirituality publishers are addressing unforeseen obstacles, mental health challenges, and other pressing questions about what it takes to raise resilient, faith-filled children in new books.

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