Wednesday, July 20, 2005

Douglas Kennedy on Evangelical fiction (Guardian)

Religious fiction is on the rise! Apparently it is a hot-selling genre. Douglas Kennedy, in his Guardian article Selling Rapture, analyses the growing trend of publishing houses to cash in on Christian religious fiction. He also critiques the genre itself for 'its stark black-and-white morality and its bromides about "healing" [which] address two fundamental American concerns: the need for certainty and for closure...' Read the article here.

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