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.
Chasing the Divine in the Holy Land
Unfading Light: Contemplations and Speculations
News from Eerdmans . . .
- We released our latest book trailer, for Ruth Everhart’s pilgrimage memoir Chasing the Divine in the Holy Land, earlier this week on YouTube.
- Also on YouTube, we’ve been posting a series of fun “Holiday Haiku” videos featuring EBYR fall 2012 titles. Click to watch episodes one, two, three, four, and five — and stay tuned for three more episodes coming next week.
. . . and elsewhere.
- Allen Guelzo (Abraham Lincoln: Redeemer President) reviewed the new movie Lincoln for David Frum’s Daily Beast post “A Civil War Professor Reviews Lincoln.”
- Kate Kelley also quoted Guelzo in her HuffPost Entertainment blog story “Lincoln Film Offers Opportunity to Take a Deeper Look at Aspects of Lincoln’s Presidency.”
- George Weigel included Richard Bauckham’s Jesus and the Eyewitnesses and Ralph Martin’s Will Many Be Saved? on his First Things list of recommended “Books for Christmas,” which was featured on RealClearReligion Wednesday.
- Wesley Granberg-Michaelson (Unexpected Destinations) gave a free lecture yesterday on “The Pilgrimage of World Christianity: A Post-Christian West and the Non-Western Church“ at the Library of Congress in Washington, D.C.
- Alvin Plantinga (God, Freedom, and Evil) was named a winner of the 2012–2013 Nicholas Rescher Prize for Contributions to Systematic Philosophy.
- Library Journal included David Matzko McCarthy’s Sharing God’s Good Company on its “Best Books 2012: Spiritual Living” list.
- Pope Benedict XVI (Holy Days) shared his first tweets with the world Wednesday.
- Publishers Weekly posted its review of Eileen Spinelli and David A. Johnson’s When No One Is Watching.
- Jason Byassee reviewed Fleming Rutledge’s And God Spoke to Abraham for The United Methodist Reporter, calling it “a remarkable collection.”
- Washington Parent included Lee Bennett Hopkins and Stephen Alcorn’s Mary’s Song on its recommended list of “Holiday Books for Kids.”
- Catholic Sentinel listed Niki Daly’s The Herd Boy among its children’s books “suitable for Christmas giving,” saying, “This book is the whole package!”
- Bernie Goedhart recommended Ulrich Hub’s Meet at the Ark at Eight in his Montreal Gazette article “For Kids: Stuff a stocking with Capt. Underpants,” calling the book “a droll, occasionally irreverent retelling of the Noah’s Ark story.”
- John Fea discussed James Moorehead’s Princeton Seminary in American Religion and Culture on the Anxious Bench blog.
- Jeanne Murray Walker featured Michelle Markel and Amanda Hall’s The Fantastic Jungles of Henri Rousseau on True Tales & A Cherry on Top.
- Dave Jenkins reviewed D. A. Carson’s The Intolerance of Tolerance, calling it “a must own book on a very serious issue.”
- Robin Smith mentioned Lee Bennett Hopkins and Stephen Alcorn’s Mary’s Song in the BookPage article “‘Round the Christmas Tree.”
- Beverly Roberts Gaventa (Seeking the Identity of Jesus) was appointed distinguished professor of New Testament interpretation at Baylor University.
- Catholic San Francisco included Pope Benedict XVI’s Holy Days on its list of “Inspirational Advent Books.”
- Princeton Theological Seminary shared a video interview with James Moorhead (Princeton Seminary in American Religion and Culture).
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