"Coffee with Jesus" by David Wilkie

The year’s 10 most intriguing religion books

(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.

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N.T. Wright asks: Have we gotten heaven all wrong?

(RNS) Christian apologist N.T. Wright's insistence that Christianity has got it all wrong seems to mark a turning point for the serious rethinking of heaven. He's not another academic iconoclast debunking Christian myths, but rather takes his creeds very seriously. By John Murawski.