As both writers and readers, IVP authors find inspiration in books that have shaped their faith and influenced their calling. Meet some of our featured authors below and learn more about how IVP is committed to lifting up voices of color and women. Check out the IVP Bookshelf video series to hear what they're reading and why these books mean so much to them.
Christina Edmondson is a higher education instructor, organizational consultant, and co-host of the popular Truth's Table podcast. She is also co-host of the new IVP podcast Get in The Word with Truth's Table and coauthor of Faithful Antiracism. She holds a PhD from Tennessee State University and she also serves as a certified Cultural Intelligence facilitator, public speaker, and mental health therapist.
Jake Meador is the editor in chief of Mere Orthodoxy, an online magazine covering the Christian faith in the public sphere, and a contributing editor with Plough. He is the author of What Are Christians For? and In Search of the Common Good. Jake's work has been published in First Things, National Review, Books & Culture, and Christianity Today. He lives with his wife and children in his hometown of Lincoln, Nebraska.
Nancy Wang Yuen is a sociologist, a pop culture expert, and the host of The Disrupters podcast. She is the author of Reel Inequality and coeditor of Power Women and serves as an associate professor of sociology at Biola University. She has appeared on NPR, BBC World, and Dr. Phil, and she is a guest writer at CNN, Elle, NBC, and Newsweek.