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A Golden Age for Inspirational Romance?

Monday, December 7th, 2009

s prelude Last Friday on Twitter, I saw Wendy the Superlibrarian tweeting about how inspirationals have changed. No kidding! This is a development that has THRILLED me in recent years – not to mention adding some variety to my reading. I read Janette Oke books, Serenade Saga romances and some other inspirationals from the time I was in middle school, but as I got older, the content started to seem more and more staid. Romances with heroes and heroines who spent a lot of time preaching and did not so much as even THINK about the temptation of going beyond the occasional kiss were common. The very dated-looking covers didn’t really help matters. When looking at some of the inspirational offerings from the early 90s, one cannot help feeling as if both the editorial departments and the art departments were stuck in an idealized 1950s world.

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