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  • Faith After the Holocaust: Stuart Matlins

    When publisher Stuart Matlins visited Auschwitz, he silently screamed to God, “How could you let this happen?” That crisis of faith led to a book of stories about how the descendants of Holocaust survivors have dealt with a devastating legacy.

  • Dealing with Debt: Christian Books Tell How to Avoid It, Eliminate It

    New books from Christian publishers address the risks of carrying too much debt, which can cause both emotional and spiritual stress.

  • Panelists Tell Religion Scholars How to Get Published

    At a recent annual meeting of religion scholars, publishing professionals gave aspiring academic authors cold-eyed advice on how to--and how not to--get published.

  • Nazarene Restructures, and Stays Open

    Following its announcement in October that it would “cease current operations” and lay off all 60 employees, Nazarene Publishing House says it is not closing down but restructuring, and will continue the Beacon Hill imprint.

  • Ordinary Grace: PW Talks with Amy Julia Becker

    Amy Julia Becker’s first book told the story of Penny, her first-born daughter, who has Down syndrome. Now Becker writes about all of her three children and shows that for the younger ones Penny's Down syndrome doesn't define her.

  • Religion Scholars, Publishers Meet in San Diego

    Religion scholars met before Thanksgiving in San Diego to exchange ideas, find books for their courses, and stock their personal libraries.

  • For the Love of Gospel Music: Robert Darden

    Robert Darden is both a scholar and an evangelist of black gospel music, preserving it and writing a history that illuminates how spirituals carried messages not only of hope for the next world but freedom in this one.

  • Jerry Jenkins Shuts Christian Writers Guild

    Novelist Jerry Jenkins has shuttered the Christian Writers Guild, a writers education group he owns. Former CWG employees are gearing up to fill the void with a new company.

  • Short Takes: Religion Publishing News Briefs, November 12, 2014

    Nominations for small publishers awards are closing; more awards and honors; new app brings the liturgy to Catholics on their phones; 100,000 have joined Max Lucado's Prayer Challenge.

  • Religion Books of Note, November

    Rob Bell and Kristen Bell reflect on the meaning of marriage; Gerard Russell explains little-understood religious dynamics in the Middle East.

  • Reviews of New and Forthcoming Religion and Spirituality Books, November 12, 2014

    Buddhist poet Gary Snyder in conversation; Eben Alexander returns to the subject of heaven.

  • Gift Books Can Be a Big, and Tough, Business

    Publishers of spiritual or religious gift books face unique challenges in a complicated business.

  • Publishers Respond to Death of Minister-Author Myles Munroe

    The plane crash death of Myles Munroe, prominent minister and prolific author, has saddened his publishers and readers.

  • The Readiness Is All: Books for Advent

    In the season of hopeful waiting, new books help Christians craft a fresh approach to the Nativity.

  • What Christ’s Kingdom Means: Scot McKnight

    When New Testament scholar Scot McKnight noticed pastors skipping scholarly works to read popular theology they could take to their congregations, he decided to write books that spoke to those in the pews as well as in the pulpit.

  • Crown Reorganizing Christian Division

    Crown Publishing has announced a significant reorganization of its Christian publishing operations in advance of the 2015 retirement of Steve Cobb, president and publisher of WaterBrook Multnomah.

  • Begin with a Question: PW Talks with Philip Yancey

    Philip Yancey's newest revisits the topic of God's grace, looking at how contemporary Christianity--and how society views Christians--have changed since his 1997 bestseller became a classic on the subject.

  • Pope Francis, By the Books

    The election of Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio of Argentina as pope in 2013 unleashed a flow of books that has grown from a trickle to a flood, though not quite a deluge—yet.

  • Beacon Hill Press Closing

    The Nazarene Publishing House and its trade imprint, Beacon Hill Press, will shut down on December 1 due to “shifting cultural circumstances including changes in the church” that have caused declining revenues and financial instability for the press.

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