Religion BookLine highlights titles of note being released during the coming month.
Prayer: Experiencing Awe and Intimacy with God by Timothy Keller (Dutton, $26.95; ISBN 978-0-525-95414-9). The Manhattan pastor explores this key spiritual practice. 80,000 copies.
The Map of Heaven: How Science, Religion, and Ordinary People Are Proving the Afterlife by Eben Alexander, M.D. (Simon & Schuster, $21.99; ISBN 978-1-4767-6639-3) The bestselling author studies what science and religious sages have said about the afterlife.
The Future of God by Deepak Chopra (Harmony, $25; ISBN 978-0-307-88497-8). The physician and contemporary spiritual thinker answers challenges to religion. 50,000 copies.
Learning from the Giants: Life and Leadership Lessons from the Bible by John C. Maxwell (FaithWords, $16; ISBN 978-1-4555-5707-3) draws leadership lessons from stories of major figures in the Old Testament. 100,000 copies.
The Great Reformer: Francis and the Making of a Radical Pope by Austen Ivereigh (Henry Holt, $32; ISBN 978-1-62779-157-1). The journalist and Catholic commentator looks at the influences that shaped Pope Francis. 50,000 copies.
Christ Actually: The Son of God for the Secular Age by James Carroll (Viking, $30; ISBN 978-0-670-078603-9). The bestselling author and columnist asks, and answers, what Jesus means in a postmodern era. 50,000 copies.