Eerdmans at 100: Building on Tradition

Eerdmans Publishing Company has always flouted convention. The press, founded in Grand Rapids, Mich., on August 16, 1911, by Dutch emigrant William B. Eerdmans Sr., who led it for 52 years, remains family-owned: William “Bill” Eerdmans Jr., the son of its founder, has served as the company’s president and publisher since 1963. While three other presses headquartered in Grand Rapids—Zondervan, Baker Publishing Group, and Kregel Publications—explicitly identify themselves as Christian publishers, Eerdmans isn’t so easily characterized. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

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