Beliefwatch: Heavenly

It isn’t every day that a Christian book–that is, a book written by a Christian author for a Christian audience and marketed by a Christian publisher–crosses over into the secular market and makes any kind of appearance on best-seller lists or gets noticed by the mainstream press. Rick Warren’s “The Purpose-Driven Life” had been on The New York Times list for almost a year before The Economist discovered him with its November 2003 profile.