(RNS) — A lack of books and other resources for progressive Christian families is why Daneen Akers recently launched a Kickstarter campaign to raise money to write a children’s book of her own, 'Holy Troublemakers and Unconventional Saints.'
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(RNS) — In her fourth book, Evans explores what the Bible is and how it’s read. She describes its origin stories and resistance stories, investigates their contexts and interpretations and even retells a few along the way.
JACKSON, Miss. (RNS) — Les Ferguson Jr., a Church of Christ minister, knew his wife and son's killer: He had attended Ferguson’s church until being charged three months earlier with sexually assaulting the 21-year-old son. Seven years later Ferguson...
(RNS) — Austin Channing Brown, author of 'I'm Still Here,' talked to Religion News Service about how the church is missing out when it doesn't listen to black voices, how awkward even progressive spaces can be and how white people can be less...
(RNS) — Here are eight new books — and one bonus track — where religion and spirituality are themes.
(RNS) — Ten books to add depth and understanding to the April 4 anniversary of King's assassination in 1968.
(RNS) — The author of the new book 'Paul: A Biography,' calls the apostle 'one of the great intellectual, cultural, spiritual thinkers of the whole world.'
(RNS) — 'The church has really failed to be present with Jesus behind bars, and because we’ve failed to go be present with Jesus behind bars, our faith has been impoverished,' said Dominique DuBois Gilliard.
The champion among contenders for a “crisis” of experience and identity these years is American evangelicalism, which was born from the crises of the eighteenth century, and has been part of the Protestant package ever since.
(RNS) — In 'The Triumph of Christianity,' the New Testament scholar tries to answer a simple question: How did 20 Jesus followers come to convert most of the Western world in the space of 300 years?
(RNS) — He may not go to church much, but that doesn't mean there isn't plenty to write about the president and religion.
(RNS) — Here are eight recently published books that deal with religion and spirituality in plot, theme or subject matter — without proselytizing.
(RNS) — 'Anything you think you know about Christmas is wrong,' according to Judith Flanders. The historian is aiming to dispel some of those myths and misunderstandings in her new book, 'Christmas: A Biography.'
(RNS) — Here are 10 memoirs that blend the spiritual or religious with politics, mental health, death and dying, marriage, motherhood, divorce, academia and founding a business.
(RNS) — The popular 29-year-old worship leader has just published her first book, 'Glory Happening: Finding the Divine in Everyday Places.'