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Just 50 years ago, it would have been difficult to find many religious books at the bookstore. Today, religious books fill entire sections in bookstores around the world. What does the popularity of religious books say about our culture?
Marcia Z. Nelson, religion editor at Publishers Weekly, will join The Daily Circuit Wednesday to talk about religious books.
"One of my former colleagues Phyllis Tickle, at the height of the publishing boom, said that 'religious books are portable pastors,'" Nelson said. "I think that's true and that's one of the reasons they're so popular."
Paul Brandeis Raushenbush, senior religion editor for The Huffington Post, will also join the discussion.
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Now that Gov. Mark Dayton has signed the same-sex marriage bill into law, we asked the participants on this week’s Roundtable for advice on how to bridge gaps between Minnesotans who support same-sex marriage and those who oppose it. Jim Wallis, author of “On God’s Side,” thinks we are on the cusp of a nationwide Read more →