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.
Dust and Breath: Faith, Health, and Why the Church Should Care about Both
Kendra G. Hotz and Matthew T. Mathews
News from Eerdmans . . .
- Klaas Wolterstorff, formerly production manager at Eerdmans, has been named Vice President of Content and Technology. To learn more about Wolterstorff and what his new role means for Eerdmans, visit our website’s news page.
- Our new Christmas-themed book trailer for Lee Bennett Hopkins and Stephen Alcorn’s Mary’s Song can now be seen on our YouTube channel.
- Video from Gary D. Schmidt and Elizabeth Stickney’s September 13 author event at Eerdmans Bookstore featuring their new book Acceptable Words: Prayers for the Writer is also now online.
. . . and elsewhere.
In her retrospective segment “Vatican II: A Half-Century Later, A Mixed Legacy,” which aired yesterday on NPR’s Morning Edition, Sylvia Poggioli included excerpts from an interview with Hans Küng, author of My Struggle for Freedom: Memoirs.
- Three Eerdmans authors – Dale C. Allison, Anthony Le Donne, and Mark Goodacre – were among the distinguished list of speakers at the recent Jesus, Criteria, and the Demise of Authenticity conference held October 4-5 in Dayton. You can read Goodacre’s live blog accounts of day one or day two, browse biblioblogger Joel Watts’s collection of #jesuscriteria posts, or watch video clips from the conference.
- School Library Journal included Michelle Markel and Amanda Hall’s The Fantastic Jungles of Henri Rousseau among its recommended titles in “On the Radar: Top Picks from the Editors at Junior Library Guild: Picture Book Biographies for Older Readers,” saying that “Rousseau’s life and work are brought to life through an amazing story and illustrations.”
- Anthony B. Robinson (Called to Lead) included three Eerdmans titles — Leading God’s People, Life in God, and What Shall We Say? — among the ten books on his Christian Century recommended reading list “Take and Read: Practical Theology.”
- William Doino Jr. discussed the Vatican’s “new evangelization” — and Ralph Martin’s new book on the subject, Will Many Be Saved — in his First Things article “The Flight from Hell.” Edward Pentin also discussed the issue (and the book) in “The New Evangelization in the Modern World” for Zenit.
- Nathaniel Claiborne introduced his reading of Gregory Mobley’s The Return of the Chaos Monsters in a Marturo post entitled “The 7 Backstories of The Hebrew Bible.” Claiborne also devoted a blog post this week to Craig G. Bartholomew and David J. H. Beldman’s Hearing the Old Testament: Listening for God’s Address.
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