Tag: Book

How Reading Forms Us

How Reading Forms Us

Whenever someone asks for my favorite quote I do not hesitate. Most other ice-breaker-type questions perplex me—my favorite food, favorite color, what animal I would be if I got to choose. For the most part, I’m indifferent to those things. I’m fickle. It varies with the years, even the days. Of one thing—one thing only …

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#LentTogether: Men and Women in Community

#LentTogether: Men and Women in Community

Taken from “Life Together in Christ” by Ruth Haley Barton for the #LentTogether Blog Series “Moreover, some women of our group astounded us. They were at the tomb early this morning, and when they did not find his body there, they came back and told us that they had indeed seen a vision of angels …

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Five Ways Evangelicals Can Save Evangelicalism

Five Ways Evangelicals Can Save Evangelicalism

Editor’s Note: Books come to life in all manner of ways. Read on to discover a pivotal moment that animated Lisa Sharon Harper‘s contribution in the new book Still Evangelical?, which releases this week. I sat on the stage during the final panel discussion of the Justice Conference 2017. I wasn’t supposed to be there; …

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A Closer Look at One of PW’s Top 100 Books of the Year!

A Closer Look at One of PW’s Top 100 Books of the Year!

Editor’s Note: It is a rare occurrence when one of our books is selected as one of Publishers Weekly’s top books of the year. This year, The Myth of Equality by Ken Wytsma received this prestigious recognition. We asked Ken more about the experience of receiving this award, what makes his book unique, and what his long-term …

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A Call for Women to Live Emboldened Lives

A Call for Women to Live Emboldened Lives

Editor’s note: it is a joy when employees at InterVarsity Press find a strong personal connection with a book that we’ve published. And that happened with our team member Christina Gilliland and the new book Emboldened by Tara Beth Leach! We are including Christina’s reflection in “Behind the Books” because we want to celebrate that …

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You Might Already Be a Pietist: Chris Gehrz and Mark Pattie III’s “The Pietist Option”

You Might Already Be a Pietist: Chris Gehrz and Mark Pattie III’s “The Pietist Option”

One of my first weeks at InterVarsity Press, a curious manuscript crossed my desk. A book on Pietism. And not even a merely historical study, but one that purported to connect Pietist ideas to day-to-day life in the 21st century. Though I might have been initially dubious, as I read it, I got more and …

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Why We Still Need Books by White Men

Why We Still Need Books by White Men

Welcome to the reboot of the “Behind the Books” blog of InterVarsity Press! The blog has a long and storied history but has lain dormant in recent years—until now. We are excited that a new team of voices here at IVP are eager to welcome you behind the scenes of how we do what we …

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