Children’s Book Council’s Diversity Initiative Reaches Out to Teens

As part of an ongoing series of panels intended to encourage young people from diverse backgrounds to consider a career in publishing, the Children’s...

Harvard Philosopher Tommie Shelby Talks About His New Book, ‘Dark Ghettos: Injustice, Dissent, and...

Tommie Shelby, the Caldwell Titcomb Professor of African and African American Studies and of Philosophy, recently published “Dark Ghettos: Injustice, Dissent, and Reform,” a...

Coretta Scott King and Kimberla Lawson Roby Top the February 2017 BCNN1/BCBC National Bestsellers...

Bestselling authors, Coretta Scott King (My Life, My Love, My Legacy -- Nonfiction) and Kimberla Lawson Roby (Copycat -- Fiction) lead the bestsellers list...

LISTEN: Spirituality as Quest, Pt. 23 — Augustine’s “Confessions”; Reading a Story, Pt. 27...

https://soundcloud.com/danielwhyteiii/augustines-confessions-point-of-view-literature-and-spirituality-27 Our passage from the Word of God today is Philippians 4:8 which reads: "Finally, brethren, whatsoever things are true, whatsoever things are honest, whatsoever...

LISTEN: Spirituality as Quest, Part 26; Reading a Story, Part 30 (Literature and Spirituality...

https://soundcloud.com/danielwhyteiii/spirituality-as-quest-part-26-reading-a-story-part-30-literature-and-spirituality-30 Our passage from the Word of God today is Isaiah 29:12 which reads: "And the book is delivered to him that is not learned,...

Ron Chernow’s Latest Biography on Ulysses Grant

As he began work on what became a thousand-page biography of Ulysses S. Grant, Ron Chernow knew he was joining a very old argument. “I...

Tavis Smiley’s MLK Book Stage Adaptation – Set to Begin King Day, January 15th...

The 40-city tour of a stage adaptation of Tavis Smiley’s Martin Luther King Jr. book, Death of a King, has been suspended, according to the New York Times....

Book Review by Louis Markos: The Messiah Comes to Middle-Earth: Images of Christ’s Threefold...

I have the privilege of serving as an English professor at Houston Baptist University (HBU) under the inspired Christian leadership of Robert Sloan. As president...

Book Review: ‘What Are We Doing Here?: Essays’ by Marilynne Robinson

Marilynne Robinson is in awe of humanity. “Properly speaking, we are the stuff of myth,” she enthuses in her fourth essay collection, What Are We...
"I'm Still Here," by Austin Channing Brown

With New Book, Austin Channing Brown Says Racial Reconciliation in the Church is ‘Not...

Austin Channing Brown, a writer and speaker focused on diversity, black womanhood, and faith, says resolving the racial divides in the church is "not...
The late Octavia Butler is shown in an undated publicity photo.

Science Fiction Novelist Octavia Butler Was Told by her Aunt, “Negroes Can’t be Writers”;...

Today marks what would have been the 71st birthday of American science fiction novelist Octavia E Butler (1947-2006). The author of Bloodchild (1984), the Xenogenesis trilogy (1984-89) and the Parable books (1993-98), Butler...

“FEAR”: Bob Woodward’s New Book about ‘Harrowing Life’ in the Trump White House Due...

The next writer to take a close look at the Trump presidency: Bob Woodward. The celebrated journalist of Watergate fame has written “Fear: Trump in...

Christie Purifoy Reviews ‘He Held Radical Light: The Art of Faith, the Faith of...

If I could, I would give this review a flashing, neon title. I would aim on it a bright and roving spotlight. I would...

John I. Snyder: A Political Epidemic of Resentfulness in America

We are witnessing an epidemic of deep bitterness and resentment that most of us have never seen in American society. It seems that everyone resents everyone...
Seven Hindrances to the Blessings of God: Identifying and Removing Hindrances to Spiritual Growth and God's Blessings

Seven Hindrances to the Blessings of God: Identifying and Removing Hindrances to Spiritual Growth...

The new book, Seven Hindrances to the Blessings of God: Identifying and Removing Hindrances to Spiritual Growth and God’s Blessings, by new author Pastor...

Book Review: ‘As a City on a Hill: The Story of America’s Most Famous...

Review by Robert Tracy McKenzie Ronald Reagan understood the power of metaphor. From his stirring election-eve speech in 1980 to his moving farewell address eight...

David S. Dockery: Some of This Year’s Most Significant Christian Books

We are just days away from the conclusion of the 2018 year. Once again, it is time to reflect on some of the noteworthy...

Tina Campbell and Kimberla Lawson Roby Top June 2015 BCNN1/BCBC National Bestsellers List

Bestselling authors, Tina Campbell (I Need A Day to Pray -- Nonfiction) and Kimberla Lawson Roby (The Ultimate Betrayal -- Fiction) lead the...