03/28/2008 02:43 am ET | Updated Nov 17, 2011

Televangelist's $10M Book Deal Is More Than Pope John Paul II's, Alan Greenspan's...

Multimillion-dollar book deals are usually the realm of presidents, popes and Federal Reserve chairmen, plus the occasional mega-best-selling novelist like James Patterson or Michael Crichton.

Add to that list Joel Osteen, the pastor of Lakewood Church in Houston, one of the nation's largest congregations, and the author of "Your Best Life Now: 7 Steps to Living at Your Full Potential."

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