The latest book by Adam Hamilton, a look at the Bible through America’s founding fathers’ eyes, and The Art of Finding Yourself are among the big religion and spirituality titles releasing in December.

Dec. 1

Reading the Bible with the Founding Fathers by Daniel L. Dreisbach (Oxford University, $24.99, 978-0199987931) analyzes how the Bible was used during the formation of the U.S. government.

The Art of Finding Yourself by Fiona Robertson (Non-Duality, $16.95, 978-1626258150) looks at feelings of inadequacy and loneliness through a self-inquisitive process.

Choosing Real by Bekah Jane Pogue (Shiloh Run Press $14.99 paper, 978-1634099646). This debut from blogger Pogue argues that “real is the new perfect” while inviting readers to release the urge to control everything in their lives.

Dec. 4

Liturgy of the Ordinary: Sacred Practices in Everyday Life by Tish Harrison Warren (InterVarsity Press/Formatio, $16 paper; ISBN 978-0-8308-4623-8). In her first book, Anglican priest Warren draws on her life as a wife, mother, campus minister, and friend in order to explore God’s presence in overlooked moments and daily routines.

Dec. 6

An Atheist and a Christian Walk into a Bar: Talking About God, the Universe, and Everything by Randal Rauser and Justin Schieber (Prometheus Books, $18 paper, ISBN 978-1-633882-43-0). Featuring an informal dialogue between Rauser, a theologian, and Schieber, an atheist, this book examines questions about God.

Dec. 13

Making Life Easy: A Simple Guide to a Divinely Inspired Life by Christiane Northrup (Hay House, $24.99, ISBN 978-1-401951-46-7). Northrup draws on a range of practices from astrology to past-life regression to introduce a guide to a better life.

What Falls from the Sky: How I Disconnected from the Internet and Reconnected with the God Who Made the Clouds by Esther Emery (Zondervan, $19.99; ISBN 978-0-3103-4510-7) explores the impact the Internet has on belief.

Untangling Self: A Buddhist Investigation of Who We Really Are by Andrew Olendzki (Wisdom, $17.95 paper, ISBN 978-1-614293-00-2) features essays that examine the ancient practice of Buddhism and how it applies to contemporary issues.

Dec. 20

Creed: What Christians Believe and Why by Adam Hamilton (Abingdon, $19.99; ISBN 978-1501813719). The author of Half Truths weighs questions about Christian beliefs and why they matter against the Apostle’s Creed.

Dec. 31

Kicking Sick: Your Go-To Guide for Thriving with Chronic Health Conditions by Amy Kurtz (Sounds True, $18.95 paper; ISBN 978-1-62203-665-3). 50,000 copies. Kurtz makes a case for how inner wisdom, motivation, and a circle of support—including doctors, family, and friends—can help heal chronic illnesses.


Dec. 1

A Moonbow Night by Laura Frantz (Revell, $14.99 paper, 978-0800726621) is set in 1770’s Kentucky where Temperance Tucker must balance her loyalty to family with her growing attraction to a man with a dark past.

Dec. 6

Of Stillness and Storm by Michele Phoenix (Thomas Nelson, $15.99 paper 978-0718086428) follows a husband and wife working in remote Nepal when conflicts arise over troubled love and good intentions.