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The Radical Christian Faith of Frederick DouglassSubscriber Access Only
The great abolitionist spoke words of rebuke—and hope—to a slaveholding society.
Christianity Today’s 2018 Book Awards
Our picks for the books most likely to shape evangelical life, thought, and culture.
Christianity Today’s 2018 Book of the Year
The release that best embodies our pursuit of Beautiful Orthodoxy.
Died: Harry Blamires, the C. S. Lewis Protégé Who Rediscovered ‘The Christian Mind’
Influential theologian and author lived to be 101, and to see his popular book remain in print.
Farewell, Jesus Junk? Christian Retail Finds a Deeper Purpose
With the closing of Family Christian, stores focus on curation and community involvement.
All 240 Family Christian Stores Are Closing
More than 3,000 employees in 36 states will be laid off in the liquidation of one of the world’s largest Christian retailers.
Gene Yang: A Graphic Novelist Caught Between Two WorldsSubscriber Access Only
The graphic novelist and MacArthur Grant recipient sees his life as an outsider as a blessing.
Died: Thomas Oden, Methodist Theologian Who Found Classical Christianity
His contribution to theology: nothing new. And that's what made him famous.
LifeWay Stops Selling Jen Hatmaker Books over LGBT Beliefs
(UPDATE) Hatmaker says she doesn't need to defend her decision.
Crossway Reverses Decision to Make ESV Bible Text Permanent
Amid much public debate, publisher says strategy for a 'stable' Bible was a 'mistake.'
After Tweaking 29 Verses, Bible Translation Becomes Unchanging Word of God
The new permanent ESV echoes the example of the KJV.
Shutting Down: America’s Largest Distributor of Christian Products
Send the Light Distribution was finally felled by Amazon Prime and Family Christian bankruptcy.
Will Christians Read Beth Moore’s First Novel?
Stats show that Christian readers prefer nonfiction. But some are betting that’s going to change.
Died: Gary Smalley, Author Who Helped Christians Make Love Last Forever
Speaker was one of Focus on the Family's favorite experts on marriage and relationships.
Crossway: Why J.I. Packer's Ministry Has Ended
Publisher reveals respected author and speaker is going blind.
The Good News Behind Why Teens Don’t Need a Bible for Christmas
Most practicing Protestant youth already own one—and they’re reading it, according to researchers.
Heaven Tourism Books Pulled from Nearly 200 Christian BookstoresSubscriber Access Only
(UPDATED) LifeWay responds to Southern Baptist resolution on 'the sufficiency of Scripture regarding the afterlife.'
Family Christian Stores Withdraws Bankruptcy PlanSubscriber Access Only
(UPDATED) CEO: "The stewards of the ministry have done this out of love for the mission of Family Christian.'
Dozens of Publishers Sue Bankrupt Family Christian Stores for Their Stuff BackSubscriber Access Only
Meanwhile, creditors object to bankruptcy plan they claim will mainly benefit one man.
America's Largest Christian Bookstore Chain Files for BankruptcySubscriber Access Only
CEO: 'We have carefully and prayerfully considered every option.'
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