When you are making a first impression, the standard advice is to avoid discussing politics and religion. But what if this is precisely your subject matter and your first impression is your book?
Writing about sensitive issues invites curiosity, but it can also invite arguments and displeasure. What is a writer to do? How do these concerns impact the editing process? Well, I thought these were good questions, and who better to answer them than author and religious studies professor Kristin Swenson.