Ahead of the annual American Academy of Religion/Society of Biblical Literature (AAR/SBL) meeting taking place in San Antonio, Tex. from Nov. 19-22 this year, PW looks at the latest trends in academic religion book publishing. Find information about new and forthcoming books from religion scholars that explore racism, justice, and Islam; titles about Martin Luther that are publishing in commemoration of the 500th anniversary of the Reformation; and more.

As Racial Tensions Dominate Headlines, Books Offer Insights for Change

For All the Wrong Reasons, New Activists Must Push for Justice

Books About Islam Get a Boost as Authors Hope for Deeper Understanding

Dozens of Books to Publish Around 500th Anniversary of Protestant Reformation

Bible Scholars Look at Scriptures Through Different Lenses

Veteran Journalist Says the Bible Has Lost Its Place in America: Kenneth A. Briggs

Domestic Terrorism of Lynching Has Lingering Pain: Angela D. Sims

Christians’ Nostalgia for An Imagined Past Worsens Divisions: David Gushee

Even Scholars Misunderstand Early Christianity: Larry W. Hurtado

The Durable Bible: New Editions of the Bible Keep Coming