Welcome once again to Eerdmans All Over, a Friday roundup of all the Eerdmans-related news, reviews, interviews, and other interesting online content we can find in a given week.
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News from Eerdmans . . .
- Our newest in-house book trailer — for Michelle Markel and Amanda Hall’s picture book biography The Fantastic Jungles of Henri Rousseau — went up this week on YouTube.
. . . and elsewhere.
- Author Jack Levison (Filled with the Spirit) reflected on “A Snake-handler’s Lethal Embrace of Religious Ecstasy” for the Huff Post Religion blog.
- Hunter Baker reviewed D. G. Hart’s From Billy Graham to Sarah Palin: Evangelicals and the Betrayal of American Conservatism for The University Bookman.
- Author Douglas Laycock (Religious Liberty, Volume 1 and Volume 2) joined other distinguished scholars and commentators in contributing to Commonweal’s conversation on “The Bishops and Religious Liberty.”
- Cynthia Grady and Michele Wood’s I Lay My Stitches Down: Poems of American Slavery was named a Parents’ Choice Silver Honor winner in poetry.
- Gene Edward Veith responded to Thomas E. Bergler’s (The Juvenilization of American Christianity) ”brilliant cover story” for Christianity Today on Cranach: The Blog of Veith.
- The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees in Ireland included Karen Lynn Williams, Khadra Mohammed, and Doug Chayka’s Four Feet, Two Sandals on the recommended reading list for its upcoming do 1 thing: Read a Book initiative.
- The Calvin Spark alumni magazine featured James C. VanderKam’s The Dead Sea Scrolls and the Bible in its Summer 2012 issue.
- April DeConick reviewed Anthony Le Donne’s Historical Jesus: What Can We Know and How Can We Know It? on her Forbidden Gospels blog, calling it “a must-read book, whether you are persuaded or not.”
- Kent Eilers began in earnest his Theology Forum discussion series on The Juvenilization of American Christianity.
- Author Richard J. Mouw (Talking with Mormons and many others) wrote on atonement theology and “Getting to the Crux of Calvary” for Christianity Today.
- Washington Parent magazine reviewed Frances Watts and Judy Watson’s Heroes of the Year, calling it “rollickingly paced and rich with humor and hijinks.”
- Matthew Sims reviewed D. A. Carson’s book The Intolerance of Tolerance on his Grace for Sinners blog, concluding emphatically, “The Intolerance of Tolerance is a must read for all Christians. And all means all.”
- Randy McRoberts raved about Thomas E. Bergler’s Christianity Today cover story on The Juvenilization of American Christianity on his Bible Study Geek blog.
Have we missed any news, reviews, or other online miscellany dealing with Eerdmans or EBYR books or authors from the last week? Let us know in the comments.