Column by Stephanie Bonjack June 5, 2017
A visit to a new genre's headquarters is always worthwhile. Open your mind at your nearest spiritual bookshop.
Review by Stephanie Bonjack
Records show that what started as a financial audit back in 1975 ended in the disappearance of a young man. Follow the trail from Bombay to a southern tea plantation where mysterious events occurred.
News by Peter Derk June 1, 2016
New emoji Bible lets you be self-righteous AND obnoxiously millennial.
Column by Joshua Chaplinsky May 19, 2016
The Anne Rice oeuvre gets the Twitter treatment for the uninitiated.
News by Peter Derk March 24, 2016
Chicago gets "gift" of 600,000 religious books.
Column by Karina Wilson February 22, 2016
The Preacher is a fixture in American film and fiction. Lurid takes a look at why he's such an inherently sinister - or totally badass - figure in our cultural landscape.
Review by Leah Dearborn
LaPlante paints a surreal profile of suburban California where religious groups worship in abandoned malls, where modern Silicon Valley clashes oddly with the apocalyptic visions of dark prophets.
News by Raine Winters April 20, 2015
Looks like state won out over church this time.
News by Raine Winters April 17, 2015
What happened to separation of church and state?
News by Peter Derk January 19, 2015
Are these heavenly tourism books a bunch of Malarkey?
News by Peter Derk September 17, 2014
Go Cerberus, Go! Satanist group plans to hand out activity books for kids.
News by Peter Derk September 10, 2014
An author claims that a schoolteacher stole her faith-based romance and turned it into an erotic tale.
Column by Peter Derk June 25, 2014
A quest to read The Bible as a writer begins with the task of figuring out just which Bible is the right one.
News by Peter Derk April 18, 2014
Louisiana lawmakers have taken the first steps to make the Holy Bible their official state book.
Review by Chris Rosales February 17, 2014
A Soldier's Exorcism.
Column by Rajan Khanna December 9, 2013
Examples of mythology taken from Judeo-Christian scripture.
News by Dean Fetzer September 27, 2013
The author of ‘Killing Lincoln’ and ‘Killing Kennedy’ says the Holy Spirit gave him the title for his new book, ‘Killing Jesus’.
News by Dean Fetzer September 12, 2013
In a scenario fit for the Syfy channel, three teenage black belts on a mission from God have condemned the children’s books, insisting the spells in them “are real and come from witchcraft”.
Column by Robbie Blair August 16, 2013
A pseudo-serious examination of who Jesus would be if he were a modern writer, one that answers questions about Jesus's genre, style, theme, and approach to publishing.
Column by Karina Wilson June 11, 2013
Are you a charismatic rogue with delusions of grandeur and a criminal record? Got followers? Religious cults make for compelling storytelling on both sides of the fact/fiction borderline.
News by Christopher Shultz May 21, 2013
A prominent atheist group hopes to diversify the religious reading material offered in cabins and other state lodgings. Will they succeed?
Column by Joshua Chaplinsky March 22, 2013
Consider this a warning: Properly educate your children about sex OR THEY WILL TURN OUT LIKE ME!
News by Dean Fetzer
The discovery of an original printing of ‘The Revolt of Islam’ - an epic at nearly 5,000 lines - suggests someone other than the poet amended it.
News by Dean Fetzer January 18, 2013
A new book released yesterday reveals secrets of Scientology the church would prefer to keep to themselves, prompting attacks on Wright and his publisher.
News by Dean Fetzer December 6, 2012
A row has broken out in a Boston church over the intended sale of the 'Bay Psalm' - the first book printed in the U.S.