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.
Early Judaism: A Comprehensive Overview
John J. Collins and Daniel C. Harlow, editors
Resurrection City: A Theology of Improvisation
Peter Goodwin Heltzel
Balthasar: A (Very) Critical Introduction
Feminist Biblical Interpretation: A Compendium of Critical Commentary on the Books of the Bible and Related Literature
Luise Schottroff and Marie-Theres Wacker, editors
New Documents Illustrating Early Christianity: Volume 10: Greek and Other Inscriptions and Papyri Published 1988-1992
S. R. Llewelyn and J. R. Harrison, editors
News from Eerdmans . . .
- Our holiday sing-along video for Eerdmans Bookstore was featured in Shelf Awareness (a daily newsletter for booksellers, publishers, and others in the book trade) Tuesday. The Viking / Penguin publicity department also shared the video on its “official unofficial tumblr” Wednesday. If you haven’t yet watched our spirited rendition of “The Eerdmans Bookstore Carol,” take a moment to check it out on YouTube.
On Cyber Monday, we unveiled our 2012 Holiday Gift Guide flowchart.
- Ruth Everhart (Chasing the Divine in the Holy Land) will be at Eerdmans Bookstore in Grand Rapids for a book signing and reception December 13. The book will be available to purchase at 40% off the cover price during the event.
. . . and elsewhere.
- James K. A. Smith posted his reflections on the new Studies in Ecclesiology and Ethnology series both to Fors Clavigera and to the Ecclesiology and Ethnography blog.
- Englewood Review of Books placed Christine Pohl’s Living into Community first on its Top Ten Books on Cultivating Gratitude playlist, explaining “This book is at the top of the list because it locates the church community as the place where we cultivate gratitude and is especially helpful in working through the challenges of doing so in a consumer society.”
- Jes Kast-Keat shared thoughts and sound bites from the November 26 conversation between Peter Goodwin Heltzel (Resurrection City) and Cornel West on the12.
- Richie Partington posted an essay on Michelle Markel and Amanda Hall’s The Fantastic Jungles of Henri Rousseau to Richie’s Picks, where he described the book as “an outstanding picture book biography” — and the illustrations as “a total kick.”
- Robert Carlos Castillo posted a review of Addison Hodges Hart’s Taking Jesus at His Word and one of R. Paul Stevens’s Work Matters (which he said is “very refreshing“) to Robert, Restless and Always Reforming.
- Robert Cornwall posted his review of Pope Benedict XVI’s Holy Days to Ponderings on a Faith Journey.
- ReformedCast welcomed Thomas Bergler on its November 27 podcast to discuss The Juvenilization of American Christianity.
- Anna Frost published an article in The Biola University Chimes describing the November 29 lecture by John W. Cooper (Body, Soul, and Life Everlasting) on “Have Christians Lost Their Souls: The Bible and Human Nature.”
- Jeremy Pierce of Parableman shared with us on Twitter his helpful chronological listing of all NICNT and NICOT commentary volumes published between 1951 and 2007.
- An enthusiastic reader created this comic rendering of a key theme from Ralph Martin’s Will Many Be Saved?
- We enjoyed this Publishers Weekly story on books currently selling well abroad, which includes (to our knowledge) the first and only instance of Eerdmans and E. L. James’s Fifty Shades trilogy being mentioned in the same sentence.
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