Spiritual publishing, and the reading that one hopes will follow, can be a remarkable mirror of a moment. This season we find the words of man-of-the-hour, the new pontiff before he was pope, but we also discover serious, devout, and scholarly engagements with the world of the New Testament. As marriage equality comes to the […]
Self-help: the term evokes the busier aisles of the bookstore and some of the most popular ranges in any local public library. It is also, as we know, a category of writing, publishing, and reading subjected to a great deal of mockery and satire in the public sphere and, perhaps, deservedly so: there is a kind of rapid reach for easy conclusions and at times a haste in writing and structure that leaves self-help writers and readers vulnerable to the most contemptuous sort of criticism.
Thursday, January 26, 2012 at 3:00 PM EST Representatives from Inner Traditions, Sounds True, New World Library and New Page Books will talk about their forthcoming titles: “The Complete Life of Krishna,” “The New Science and Spirituality Reader,” Mindfulness for Beginners, “Unified Theory of Happiness,” “Rethinking Depression” and “Brain Power.” This webcast is moderated by LJ’s Spiritual Reading columnist, Graham Christian.