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.
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News from Eerdmans . . .
- We launched our video trailer for Thank You, God, a picture book written by expert on children’s spirituality J. Bradley Wigger and illustrated by the well-known digital artist Jago.
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- Michael Bird (The Gospel of the Lord) tweeted a selfie of which we heartily approve. Also, he’s rocking a beard these days!
- The Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC) noted that Ready and Waiting for You (Moreillon and Stock) is on Bank Street College of Education‘s best children’s books of 2014 in the under 5 category.
- Craig Harline (Way Below the Angels) wrote a column for the OnFaith blog about his Mormon missionary experience called “Telling it on the Mountain when Nobody’s Listening.”
- Author R. J. Stove published an extensive article on Joseph Haydn in The Catholic World Report making use of Calvin R. Stapert’s Playing Before the Lord: The Life and Work of Joseph Haydn, which he called, “A much-needed, up-to-date, single-volume survey of the master…” Don’t miss our new biography of another great Christian composer, Olivier Messiaen: Visions of Amen by Stephen Schloesser.
- Kirkus published a STARRED review of Bimba Landmann’s picture book biography, In Search of the Little Prince: The Story of Antoine de Saint-Exupéry. It’s “a gift to young readers with adventurous, poetic souls.”
- Kirkus also published a STARRED review of Manger, a book of Christmas poems compiled by the legendary children’s poetry anthologist Lee Bennett Hopkins.
- Steve Bishop published an article in Koers: a rundown of a variety of books by and about Abraham Kuyper, including James Bratt’s landmark book Abraham Kuyper: Modern Calvinist, Christian Democrat.
- Mackin’s Books in Bloom blog reviewed the new biography of Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, Bimba Landmann’s In Search of the Little Prince.
- A recent article on the Episcopal Church Foundation’s Vital Practices website about how the Episcopal Church is exploring new ways of being a congregation cited Changing the Conversation by Anthony B. Robinson.
- Scot McKnight blogged about Rowan Williams’ take on the Bible in Williams’ new book Being Christian. “At the center of the Bible is Christ. He offers a kind of ‘christo-telic’ reading of the Bible.”
- James F. McGrath reviewed Michael Langford’s The Tradition of Liberal Theology on his Patheos blog. Says McGrath: “This is an important book, and it should be read by those Christians who consider themselves liberal, those who consider themselves moderate, and (perhaps especially) those who consider themselves conservative and thus view themselves as the torchbearers of the historic Christian tradition.”
- Ruth Everhart (Chasing the Divine in the Holy Land) blogged about nine things pastors can do besides pray for Gaza on RevGalBlogPals, a blog for women in ordained Christian ministry. The post was noted in the Christian Century‘s CCBlogs network.
- Kendal Rautzhan’s nationally syndicated column Books to Borrow… Books to Buy recommended Brother Hugo and the Bear (Katy Beebe and S. D. Schindler) as a book to buy! Check it out in the Pocono Record. Rautzhan also has a list of “Greatest Kids Books” on her website, and The Chickens Build a Wall (Jean-François Dumont) was in the age 4 to 6 category.
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