IVP - Behind the Books - January 2013 Archives

January 30, 2013

[Giveaway] Top Ten Still Going Strong

On one of my posts last month, Terry Tiessen commented to ask what are IVP's oldest still-in-print titles — and it's high time I answered that question. Drumroll, please….

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January 24, 2013

Hitler's TV Show for Kids

OK, so here's one of the quirkiest things I've ever read in an InterVarsity Press book: philosophical speculation about a children's television show hosted by Adolf Hitler.

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January 17, 2013

How Does It Feel to Be on Your Own?

Convergence alert!

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January 14, 2013

Better Theology for [Your Job Here]

I love books that urge you to read more books — and I say that honestly as a reader, not just because I work for a publisher. One of our new titles, Toddy Holeman's Theology for Better Counseling, makes a particularly good case for reading more.

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January 3, 2013

What Are You Reading? 2012

There are three problems with typical year-end book lists:

  1. 1. They're limited to new books. (You may already know how I feel about that.)
  2. 2. They're show-off-y. ("Look at all the books I read this year!")
  3. 3. They get buried among everyone else's year-end lists.

I've tried to avoid at least the first two pitfalls (and maybe, by being late, also the third). Even so, please take what follows with a grain of salt. I certainly do.

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