NEW YORK (RNS) “I think theologians are often terrified of what we’ll discover when we go more deeply into human character if we say that a person had very complicated relationships with character, psychology, formation and sexuality,” says Dietrich Bonhoeffer biographer Charles Marsh.
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(RNS) Plagiarism has been a long-standing issue among pastors, who are expected to churn out fresh content each week for sermons while in some cases also penning best-selling books.
(RNS) Dog-meets-God books have been a staple of Christian publishing for at least a decade. Now, cats, horses and maybe even birds are getting into the heavenly act.
(RNS) In an interview, Pultizer-prize winning writer Marilynne Robinson explained why she thinks Christians are fearful, why she loves John Calvin and whether she’ll join Twitter.
(RNS) The pastor has asked his publisher to remove the best-seller mention, and he will leave social media for the rest of 2014.
(RNS) Jesus, Paul, food, charity, and prayer were just some of the areas examined in this year’s crop of books under the broad heading of religion. Here’s our list of the year’s most interesting religion books, numbered but not ranked.
NEW YORK (RNS) “I think the danger with Christian publishing is (the attitude), ‘If it’s got a Bible verse in it then it’s OK,’ even if it’s got really bad writing and bad art,” said author Sally Lloyd-Jones. “I suppose my vision has always been that it’s got to be excellent.”
Christian literary magazine Books & Culture could shut down on Monday if it doesn’t reach its $250,000 fundraising goal.
John Wood is spreading his religion of literacy in Vietnam, in Africa, in India. It was only 15 years ago that Wood took a hike that changed his life and impacted millions of others.
WASHINGTON (RNS) Behind high walls and barbed wire, the inmates of Muslim and pagan faiths are most likely to have extreme religious views and be the least assisted by religious volunteers, according to a snapshot of how chaplains view religious life behind bars released Thursday (March 22). By Adelle M. Banks.