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  • Hachette to Buy Worthy Publishing

    Hachette Book Group will acquire all assets of the Nashville-based Christian publisher, including five imprints.

  • Shambhala Plans Spring Launch for Children’s Imprint

    The Buddhist publisher is kicking off Bala Kids in spring 2019 with three titles.

  • Former Actress Details Nxivm Cult Ordeal, Says Daughter is Free

    Catherine Oxenberg, who starred on ‘Dynasty’ during the 1980's, recounts the events leading up to her daughter India’s indoctrination into the Nxivm cult and the resulting struggle to free her in ‘Captive.’

  • July Religion Bestsellers: 'Boundaries' Returns as Self-Help Soars

    Religion Nonfiction bestsellers for July remain focused on self-help, including titles for those suffering from anxiety and insecurity. Plus, new novels by Colleen Coble and Dani Pettrey break the top 10 in Religion Fiction.

  • Reading For a Virtuous Life: PW Talks to Karen Swallow Prior

    English professor Karen Swallow Prior draws inspiration from both literature and Christian virtues to encourage readers to learn about themselves and the world.

  • Faith-Based Books Target Suicide

    Several books in the religion category are addressing issues related to mental illness while also calling on churches to play a more supportive role for those suffering with it.

  • Religion Book Deals: August 8, 2018

    Fortress signs a book aimed at new progressive Christians; plus an in-depth look at prayer is coming from Whitaker House.

  • Religion Book Deals: July 25, 2018

    Chalice Press is publishing a book by a relative of three victims in the shooting at the Mother Emanuel AME Church in June 2015. Plus, Harvest House takes an activity-based devotional.

  • Religion and Spirituality Books Preview: August 2018

    A first-hand account of the NXIVM cult’s power over followers and a memoir from a highway patrolman who helped stabilize the city of Ferguson, Mo. following the shooting of Michael Brown are among the religion and spirituality books publishing in August.

  • Celtic Spirituality Enjoys Another Renaissance

    Three new books on Celtic spirituality publishing this fall are being aimed at a growing number of non-religious readers who are interested in alternative faiths.

  • ‘Out of Many Faiths,’ Eboo Patel Sees a Potluck, Not a Melting Pot Nation

    In his new book, Muslim-American activist and scholar Eboo Patel calls on Americans of all religions to embrace the common good while maintaining distinctive differences.

  • Buddhist Author Apologizes for Misconduct, Publishers React

    Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche, author of ‘The Lost Art of Good Conversation’ and other books, has stepped back as head of Shambhala International, a leading Buddhist organization, following accusations of sexual misconduct.

  • 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.

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