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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Joseph Ratzinger in Communio, Volume 2: Christology and Anthropology
Pope Benedict XVI
Pioneers to Partners: The Reformed Church in American and Christian Mission with the Japanese
The Historical Series of the Reformed Church in America
Gordon M. Laman
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Two EBYR titles were honored at the American Library Association’s 2013 youth media awards Monday. Claire Alexander’s Back to Front and Upside Down won the Schneider Family Award, which recognizes books that embody an artistic expression of the disability experience, for children ages 0-10. Anne de Graaf’s Son of a Gun was selected as one of two Batchelder Honor books.
- Capitol Choices has selected two EBYR titles — I Lay My Stitches Down: Poems of American Slavery (Cynthia Grady; illus. Michele Wood) and The Fantastic Jungles of Henri Rousseau (Michelle Markel; illus. Amanda Hall) — for its 2013 list of Noteworthy Titles for Children and Teens.
The Academy of Parish Clergy included two Eerdmans titles on its list of the Top Ten Books for Parish Ministry published in 2012: John Swinton’s Dementia: Living in the Memories of God and Frederick Dale Bruner’s The Gospel of John: A Commentary.
- Brandon Vogt is giving away three copies of Ralph Martin’s Will Many Be Saved? this week. Visit his blog to find out how you can win one.
- Englewood Review of Books published a featured review of Ben Witherington III’s The Rest of Life.
- Peter Enns (Ecclesiastes) used Mark Noll’s The Scandal of the Evangelical Mind and Jesus Christ and the Life of the Mind as a springboard for his own reflections in “The Deeper Scandal of the Evangelical Mind: We Are Not Allowed to Use It.”
- The Fantastic Jungles of Henri Rousseau (Michelle Markel; illus. Amanda Hall) was selected for the 2013-2014 Red Clover Award list, sponsored by Vermont Center for the Book & Mother Goose Programs. The book also found itself in some very good company on Elizabeth Kennedy’s About.com list of the Best Illustrated Children’s Books of 2012.
- Elizabeth Bird’s Fuse 8 post “ALA Youth Media Awards 2013: Post-Game Recap” called EBYR “the little publisher who can.” (We liked that!)
- ChurchNext posted a video interview with Thomas E. Bergler on The Juvenilization of American Christianity.
- In his Repaso post of January 26, Tim Høiland confessed, “One of the books I’d really like to read this year is a memoir by African historian and missiologist Lamin Sanneh (who teaches at Yale) called Summoned from the Margin.”
- Robert Cornwall shared a short review of David Lawther Johnson’s Learning from My Father on Goodreads.
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