Publishers Weekly PW FaithCast

A podcast featuring interviews with authors of new and upcoming religious books by the editors of Publishers Weekly Magazine.

24 PW Faithcast: A Conversation with Sarah Bowen
Sarah Bowen talks about her latest book 'Spiritual Rebel,' and explains why labels fall short for many people.
06/10/2019 Listen
23 PW FaithCast: A Conversation with Gary Jansen
Gary Jansen, an author at Loyola Press, talks about his contribution to 'Sharing the Wisdom of Time' by Pope Francis, a collection of stories about elders from around the world.
11/12/2018 Listen
22 PW FaithCast: A Conversation with Robert Wolgemuth
Robert Wolgemuth talks about how his new book 'Lies Men Believe' developed from conversations with wife Nancy Leigh DeMoss, author of 'Lies Women Believe.' He also offers perspective for men in relation to the #MeToo movement.
08/20/2018 Listen
21 PW FaithCast: A Conversation with Angela Hunt, Bill Myers, and Jim Denison
Angela Hunt and Bill Myers, authors of When God Happens: True Stories of Modern Day Miracles, join PW Faithcast with audiobook narrator Jim Denison to discuss their new book on miracles.
06/05/2018 Listen
20 PW FaithCast: A Conversation with Ken Wytsma and A.J. Swoboda
PW's FaithCast caught up with Ken Wytsma and A.J. Swoboda to discuss 'Redeeming How We Talk,' which examines the spirituality of language. In it, the authors argue for the power of words when it comes to change, growth, and healing.
05/14/2018 Listen
19 PW FaithCast: A Conversation with Joanne Cacciatore
PW's FaithCast caught up with author Joanne Cacciatore on 'Bearing the Unbearable,' a guide to coping with grief. In it, Cacciatore explains why grief is often perceived as unimportant in today's happiness-obsessed culture and how to better care for ourselves during bereavement.
06/19/2017 Listen
18 PW FaithCast: A Conversation with Kathleen Dowling Singh
PW's FaithCast caught up with author Kathleen Dowling Singh on 'The Grace in Living,' her follow-up to the bestselling 'The Grace in Aging.' In it, Singh explains why spiritual awakening is far easier to accomplish than we think.
11/07/2016 Listen
17 PW FaithCast: A Conversation with Dinty W. Moore
PW FaithCast speaks with author Dinty W. Moore about his new book, 'The Mindful Writer,' which blends the Buddhist tradition of mindfulness with the process of writing. Listen as we discuss the qualities of a good writer, the dangers of waiting for inspiration, and more.
06/13/2016 Listen
16 PW FaithCast: A Conversation with Ajahn Brahm
Mindfulness is not enough, says Buddhist monk and meditation teacher Ajahn Brahm, who talks with PW about his new book, Kindfulness. In meditation, Brahm writes, the heart must join the mind to create a kindful consciousness.
01/19/2016 Listen
15 PW FaithCast: A Conversation with Eric Kampmann
Publishing industry veteran Eric Kampmann discusses his own book, Getting to Know Jesus: An Invitation to Walk with the Lord Day by Day, which offers daily Scripture readings on the life of Jesus, along with commentary designed to help Christians strengthen their faith and establish a closer relationship with Jesus.
11/16/2015 Listen
14 PW FaithCast: A Conversation with Joan Chittister
Benedictine sister Joan Chittister discusses her latest book, 'In God’s Holy Light: Wisdom from the Desert Monastics,' in which she finds inspiration for today’s spiritual seekers in the sayings of thousands of nuns and monks who lived in the Egyptian deserts between the third and fifth centuries.
09/14/2015 Listen
13 PW FaithCast: A Conversation with Robert Wicks
Psychologist Robert Wicks, author of more than 50 books for mental health professionals and for general readers, talks about his first novel, Conversations with a Guardian Angel (Franciscan Media, Aug.). The novel tells the story of Jack, a psychiatrist recovering from a tragic loss who discovers he has a guardian angel named Kathleen. Through their conversations, Kathleen offers Jack new perspectives and insights, bringing him to a place of hope and acceptance.
08/24/2015 Listen
12 PW FaithCast: A Conversation with Davis Bunn
Bestselling Christian novelist Davis Bunn talks about his new book, The Pilgrim (Franciscan Media, July), a fictionalized story of Helena, the wife of Caesar, who embraces Christianity despite the risk of being killed for her beliefs. In The Pilgrim, Helena sets out on a journey that changes the course of history. Her son, Constantine the Great, becomes the first Christian Roman emperor.
07/27/2015 Listen
11 PW FaithCast: A Conversation with Tracie Peterson
Award-winning Christian novelist Tracie Peterson talks about her new book, Refining Fire, which tells the story of a young woman who comes to Seattle in 1889, the year most of its downtown area burned to the ground. It is the second book in Peterson’s Refining Fire series, set in a bridal finishing school.
06/22/2015 Listen
10 PW FaithCast: A Conversation with Jared Brock
Christian activist Jared Brock talks about his new book, 'A Year of Living Prayerfully: How a Curious Traveler Met the Pope, Walked on Coals, Danced with Rabbis, and Revived His Prayer Life,' Brock’s account of his world travels in search of better ways to pray, as well as deeper knowledge and appreciation of other faiths and cultures.
03/30/2015 Listen
9 PW FaithCast: A Conversation with Rabbi Evan Moffic
Rabbi Evan Moffic talks about his book 'What Every Christian Needs to Know about Passover' and the ways in which better interfaith understanding enriches all faiths.
03/24/2015 Listen
8 PW FaithCast: A Conversation with Elmer Towns
Popular Christian author Elmer Towns talks about his new book, 'Grandpa Pitched for the Cubs,' his first novel, and what inspired him to venture into fiction and to tell this unique story.
03/17/2015 Listen
7 PW FaithCast: A Conversation with Sergio Cariello
Sergio Cariello, illustrator of the award-winning The Action Bible and the new Action Bible ESV, talks about his career as a comic book artist and what it’s like to illustrate the Bible.
01/29/2015 Listen
6 PW FaithCast: A Conversation with Valorie Burton
Life coach Valorie Burton talks about her new book, 'Get Unstuck, Be Unstoppable,' aimed at helping readers move forward in areas of their lives where they feel stuck so they can achieve their deepest goals.
10/30/2014 Listen
5 PW FaithCast: A Conversation with Ted Dekker
Ted Dekker talks about his new YA series 'The Outlaw Chronicles' and how his novels explore the dark side.
04/01/2014 Listen
4 PW FaithCast: A Conversation with Tullian Tchividjian
Pastor Tullian Tchividjian talks with FaithCast about his new book 'One Way Love: Inexhaustible Grace for an Exhausted World,' and his famous grandfather Billy Graham.
09/20/2013 Listen
3 PW FaithCast: A Conversation with Wm. Paul Young
Wm. Paul Young, who wrote the megahit novel 'The Shack,' talks with FaithCast about his most recent novel, 'Cross Roads,' and the gift of grace.
09/03/2013 Listen
2 PW FaithCast: A Conversation with Robert Benson
Robert Benson, author of 16 books on prayer and the contemplative life, talks with PW FaithCast about his newest, deeply personal work, 'Moving Miss Peggy,' a poignant memoir about how his mother's dementia affects their family.
03/22/2013 Listen
1 PW FaithCast: A Conversation with Karen Kingsbury
Inspirational novelist Karen Kingsbury talks with PW FaithCast about her newest novel, 'The Chance,' and how she manages to be such a productive writer.
02/20/2013 Listen
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