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 gather in a given week.
The Very Big Carrot
News from Eerdmans . . .
- EBYR will be at ALA 2013 in Chicago this weekend. If you’ll be there, too, stop by and connect with them at Booth #2427.
- Author Hendrik Booraem V visited Pooh’s Corner in Grand Rapids on Tuesday, where he talked with readers and signed copies of his new book Young Jerry Ford: Athlete and Citizen. For those who weren’t able to attend, we have video of the event — full of amusing anecdotes and Grand Rapids history — available here.
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- Six Eerdmans titles were honored at this year’s Catholic Press Book Awards. Find all our winners here.
- Betty Smartt Carter reviewed David Bentley Hart’s The Devil and Pierre Gernet for Books and Culture, calling Hart’s stories “beguiling” and his prose “often lovely and always imaginative and emotionally rich.”
- Parents and Teachers published reviews of both Kathy Long and Patricia Cantor’s Christopher Sat Straight Up in Bed (which it called a “delightful story“) and Eileen Spinelli and David A. Johnson’s When No One Is Watching (concluding, “Teachers and parents of painfully shy kids: You need this book!“).
- Allan Boesak (author of the forthcoming book Dare We Speak of Hope?) has been appointed to the Desmond Tutu Chair for Peace, Global Justice, and Reconciliation Studies, a new four-year position held jointly with Butler University and Christian Theological Seminary in Indianapolis, Indiana.
Byron Borger featured three Eerdmans titles — Abraham Kuyper’s Lectures on Calvinism, Richard Lints’s Renewing the Evangelical Mission, and Richard Mouw’s The Challenges of Cultural Discipleship — in his Hearts and Minds BookNotes post “The Challenges of Cultural Discipleship (Richard Mouw) and a Long Kuyperian Essay.” He also included Walter Sundberg’s Worship as Repentance in his list of “13 Books for Mainline Protestants, or Anyone.”
- The Holland Sentinel featured Lynn Japinga’s Loyalty and Loss in “Hope: Japinga’s new book examines conflict, resolution in RCA.”
- John Yeats posted a review of Thomas Bergler’s The Juvenilization of American Christianity, which he found to be a “fascinating read.”
- Nathaniel Claiborne reviewed Gareth Lee Cockerill’s The Epistle to the Hebrews on Marturo, calling it “another great volume in the NICNT series” and “an indispensable resource for serious study of the book of Hebrews.”
- Peter Green reviewed K. A. Kitchen’s On the Reliability of the Old Testament on the Wheaton College doctoral students’ blog For Christ and His Kingdom.
- Richard Lindsay quoted Robert Jewett and John Shelton Lawrence’s Captain America and the Crusade against Evil in his Pop Theology post “Five Reasons Why Superman Isn’t Jesus.”
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