Scholars Aim to Revitalize Christianity

New studies of Scripture can help shape the future of the Christian faith, according to religion publishers. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-11-06 05:00:00 UTC ]
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ACFW 2020: Christian Publishers Aim for a New Normal

Industry experts weighed in on the state of the Christian publishing industry during the virtual American Christian Fiction Writers Conference on Sept. 18. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-09-23 04:00:00 UTC ]
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'Plan S' Aims to Transform Scholarly Communication—Will Publishers Be Ready?

In connection with International Open Access Week, five quick takes to help publishers navigate an ambitious European plan to require open access by 2020. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-10-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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HarperCollins Christian Aims New Imprint at the U.K.

With a focus on publishing new inspirational fiction and nonfiction from U.K. authors, Harper Inspire will release its first five books this June. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-03-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Even Scholars Misunderstand Early Christianity: Larry W. Hurtado

Scholar Hurtado set out to “to correct what I perceived as a scholarly imbalance and some popular misconceptions” with his new book, 'Destroyer of the Gods.' Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-11-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon Publishing Aims at Christian Market with New Imprint

Amazon Publishing adds Waterfall Press to its growing family of publishing imprints. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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PWedu’s Christian Publishing Summit: Lessons Learned from Top Christian Social Channels

PW’s online immersion course is gathering pioneering industry leaders including editors, authors, and social media strategists for a multi-week guest speaker program from Oct. 30 to Nov. 20. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-10-09 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Robert Hollander, towering scholar of Dante’s ‘Divine Comedy,’ dies at 87

With his wife, Jean Hollander, he produced an English translation of ‘The Divine Comedy’ that was hailed as a masterpiece. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2021-06-17 12:20:06 UTC ]
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Faith Publishers Aim for Men’s Market

Father's Day may bring a sales spike to books for dad, but Christian publishers offer Bible study, prayer guides, parenting, and devotionals geared to male readers all year long. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-06-08 04:00:00 UTC ]
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'Be the Bridge' is ECPA Christian Book of the Year

ECPA has named its 2021 Christian Book Awards-winning books and audio, a slate that highlights reconciliation, inspiration, and consolation in turbulent times. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-05-06 04:00:00 UTC ]
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‘Places of Mind: A Life of Edward Said’ explores the full spectrum of sources that shaped the scholar’s ideas

Nearly 20 years after Said’s death, Timothy Brennan revisits the professor’s life. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2021-04-28 13:00:00 UTC ]
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Agents of Color See Changes, Challenges in Christian Publishing

PW asked several agents who deal in the religion market if increased interest in titles by Black, Indigenous, Latinx, and Asian authors marks a lasting shift or a passing trend. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-04-21 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Words of wisdom or wishful thinking? The problem with new books that aim to heal us.

Sure, books like “The Hill We Climb,” “Poems of Healing” and “How to Heal the World” mean well, but recovery on command is tricky. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2021-04-14 12:00:00 UTC ]
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Christian Publishers Tap into Grittier Side of Fiction

Novelists no longer shy away from tough issues readers are facing such as mental illness, racial inequity, sexual harassment and abuse, trafficking, and domestic violence. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-04-09 04:00:00 UTC ]
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International Students, Scholars Have Access to NYU’s Pilot With ProQuest

The ProQuest-NYU Libraries project is available to thousands of international students and scholars during its pilot until August 31. The post International Students, Scholars Have Access to NYU’s Pilot With ProQuest appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-04-07 04:12:31 UTC ]
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Scholar of World War II Homefront Wins American History Book Prize

The New-York Historical Society award goes to a study of fractures in American society a year after Pearl Harbor, which resonates amid the pandemic today. Continue reading at The New York Times

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Crabtree Up at Christian Book Services

Shane Crabtree, who joined Christian Book Services in 2018 as a manager, has been promoted to president and COO, effective January 1. Larry Carpenter will take on the role of chairman while remaining CEO of the independent publishing company. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-12-18 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Sedgwick and McKee nominated for Hans Christian Andersen Award

Author Marcus Sedgwick and illustrator David McKee have been nominated for the international Hans Christian Andersen Award, administered by the International Board on Books for Young People (IBBY). Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-12-08 14:49:17 UTC ]
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The Curie Society aims to broaden perceptions of STEM female protagonists

One of MIT Press’ big titles for 2021 is a graphic novel spy adventure based around a secret society formed by Marie Curie. Its co-creator Heather Einhorn explains why the world needs more stories about women in STEM   Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-27 06:49:03 UTC ]
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HarperCollins Christian Publishing Partners With Urban Ministries Incorporated

Two major forces in US Christian publishing have entered a two-year partnership to extend their respective reach across their consumer bases. The post HarperCollins Christian Publishing Partners With Urban Ministries Incorporated appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-11-19 18:04:42 UTC ]
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