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12 Fiction Books That Will Shape Your Theology

 When we think about the role of reading in our spiritual formation, we generally think…

Bestselling Author R.O. Kwon On Why She Stopped Believing in God

Not many first-time authors can also call themselves bestselling authors, but most writers are not…

One Book that Will Change the Way You ‘Unplug’ From Your Phone

In A Reader’s Guide to 2019, RELEVANT contributor Sharon McKeeman takes you through 2019 book by book,…

In Rachel Hollis’ Self-Help Empire, God Is Just an Accessory

Rachel Hollis has made a career out of telling people who they can become. From…

One Read to Help You Find Peace No Matter Where You Are

Our culture is driven by ownership. We often don’t feel we belong somewhere unless certain things belong to us.

One Read that Will Change the Way You Think About Immigration

“The child of immigrant parents is supposed to perch on a hyphen, taking only the…

One Book to Help You See Beyond Your FOMO

The Sun Also Rises, often considered Ernest Hemingway’s greatest work, is a roaring twenties novel that reveals a twenty-first century illusion.

One Book to Restore Your Faith In True Love

February is the month of love stories, or at least Hallmark says so, yet knights in shining armor are outdated.

One Book to Remind Yourself You Haven’t Failed Your 2019 Goals

In A Reader’s Guide to 2019, RELEVANT contributor Sharon McKeeman takes you through 2019 book…

The Books At the Top of Our 2019 Reading Lists

RELEVANT Roundtable is when we ask our slate of culture writers a question and compile…

Christine Caine: Christians Should Be the ‘Most Relationally Functional’ People on the Earth

Christine Caine: My husband Nick was the start, in terms of our marriage relationship.

‘Ready Player One’ Can’t Overcome Its Sheer Cultural Hypocrisy

Reviews for Steven Spielberg’s Ready Player One have not only been better than expected, but…

Success, Addiction and the Freedom of Walking Away

The first time I met Chad Johnson, in 2009, he had to step away for…

What Is Wrong With the Modern Man?

Men today are not a stellar species. We do most of the murdering. We commit…

11 Contemporary Authors Every Christian Should Read

I enjoy few things more than opening a good novel and getting lost in its…

9 Classic Christian Books Worth Revisiting

There’s no shortage of great new books to fill your fall reading list, but every…

‘Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone’ Is Turning 20 And Getting a Makeover

If you’re still of the mindset that the ‘90s were only 10 years ago, then…

J.K. Rowling Just Announced that She Is Working on 2 New Novels

J.K. Rowling isn’t showing signs of slowing down any time soon, with the plan to…

A Previously Unfinished Love Story by JRR Tolkien Will Be Published Next Year

Next year, the world will get a new story from the author of Lord of…

Old School Books Are Still More Popular Than Electronic Ones

A recent survey found that, contrary to what all your parents’ friends claim, print books…

‘Harry Potter and the Cursed Child’ Sold 2 Million Copies in 2 Days

Pottermania is alive and well. This weekend, the script for Harry Potter and the Cursed…

11 Mind-bending Christian Book Covers You Can’t Unsee

They say you can’t judge a book by its cover. That may be true, but…

The Duplass Brothers Are Writing a Book of Essays

The Duplass brothers are at it again. Mark and Jay Duplass, the brothers behind mumblecore…

‘Game of Thrones’ Author Voices Support for Syrian Refugees

There’s no mistaking George R.R. Martin’s stance on Syrian refugees. In a recent blog post,…

It’s a Bird. It’s a Plane. It’s Superbro.

The people of Metropolis have probably gotten used to being rescued by a blue-tighted, red-caped…

The New Issue of RELEVANT Is Here

We’re thrilled to announce that the new issue of RELEVANT is here. In this issue,…

A Recently Discovered Dr. Seuss Book Is Being Published.

Not to be outdone by Harper Lee, Random House has recently announced that a newly…

Meet Marvel’s New All-Female Avengers

Hot on the heels of an all-female Ghostbusters reboot, Marvel has announced that earth’s mightiest…

Jay From ‘Serial’ Finally Has Some Things to Say.

For Serial-heads, one of the biggest pieces of Sarah Koenig’s puzzle is “the deal with…

‘War & Peace’ Will Be Adapted Into a Mini-ish Series

War & Peace, probably on the shortlist of the greatest books of all time, is…

C.S. Lewis’ Most Controversial Beliefs

Few figures loom larger over the past century of Christianity than C.S. Lewis, whose rare…

Now This Is Just a Great Letter to the Editor

Ann Patchett is many things—a novelist, essayist and master of the written word—but she is…

Why Aren’t You Listening to ‘Serial’?

This year’s best mystery/drama/story isn’t on TV. It’s not even in theaters. It’s actually a…

Another Day, Another New Harry Potter Story from JK Rowling

These new additions JK Rowling is making to the Potterverse are becoming dependable, but it’s…

John Grisham Speaks Up For Child Sex Offenders

John Grisham, human law thriller machine behind books like The Firm and The Pelican Brief,…

Happy 40th Birthday, Wolverine.

Forty years ago today, Wolverine first graced the pages of The Incredible Hulk #180. Although…

That ‘Christian’ Harry Potter Thing Is Almost Certainly a Hoax

Over the past week, certain blogs have blown up over a writer who’s calling herself…

J.K. Rowling Has Written Another Harry Potter Thing for Pottermore

This morning, J.K. Rowling posted yet another brief but charming window into the Harry Potter…

J.K. Rowling Sends a Letter Written By Dumbledore to 15-Year-Old Texas Shooting Survivor

A few weeks ago, we heard the unimaginably horrific story of a young girl who…

The ‘Fight Club’ Sequel You’ve Always Wanted Is Finally Happening

The first rule of business is “will it make money?” and that definitely trumps the…