Jun 13, 2014 — As part of our series "This Week's Must-Read," poet David Lehman recommends a book for those still surprised by Eric Cantor's political upset.
Apr 25, 2014 — Heaven Is For Real, about a 4-year-old who sees a vision of heaven during surgery, appears at No. 2.
Apr 18, 2014 — How Jesus Became God looks at how a Jewish preacher from Galilee was transformed into a deity. It debuts at No. 12.
Apr 7, 2014 — In How Jesus Became God, Bart Ehrman explores how a Jewish preacher from Galilee was transformed into a deity. "Jesus himself didn't call himself God and didn't consider himself God," Ehrman says.
Mar 28, 2014 — The Story of the Jews, by Simon Schama, is the first of two volumes accompanying the PBS series. It debuts at No. 8.
Mar 28, 2014 — There's a flood of biblical proportions this year in Hollywood: Noah, Exodus and Son of God are all hitting big screens in 2014. What meaning hath this year's spate of Bible-based films?
Mar 18, 2014 — Simon Schama's new history of the Jews covers several millenia in the first of two planned volumes. Reviewer J.P. O'Malley says it drives home an important point: anti-Semitism is nothing new.
Mar 16, 2014 — From Afrika Bambaataa to Public Enemy and beyond, hip-hop has long been a culture to which young urban Muslims around the world can relate.
Feb 23, 2014 — Leah Vincent grew up an ultra-Orthodox Jew. Her family cut her off when she was 16, after she was caught sending letters to a boy. Vincent shares her journey outside the faith in her memoir.
Feb 19, 2014 — The whole debate between science and religion is hitched to the wrong tree, says commentator Marcelo Gleiser. Common ground exists: each is a manifestation of humanity's attraction to the mysterious.