InterVarsity Press has a strong tradition of publishing well-known authors, such as Andy Crouch, Shane Claiborne, Ruth Haley Barton, John Stott, Samuel Escobar, Brenda Salter McNeil, James Bryan Smith, and N.T. Wright. But we also give voice to new, up-and-coming authors who build on the IVP heritage.
Donna Barber is cofounder of The Voices Project, an organization that influences culture through training and promoting leaders of color, as well as the author of the new book Bread for the Resistance. She is also the director of Champions Academy, an initiative of the Portland Leadership Foundation that provides culturally responsive leadership development for student athletes. She lives in Portland, Oregon, with her husband, Leroy, and their children.
Joshua Rasmussen is associate professor of philosophy at Azusa Pacific University. His new book How Reason Can Lead to God tells his own story of losing faith and how you can build a philosophical pathway to belief. He is also the author of Defending the Correspondence Theory of Truth and Necessary Existence and he lives in Azusa, California, with his wife, Rachel, and their four children.
Cathleen Falsani is an award-winning religion journalist and author. In addition to her work covering religion in the United States and abroad, Falsani has written extensively about global poverty, AIDS and HIV in sub-Saharan Africa, and other issues affecting the developing world. She serves as a member of the advisory board for Girls and Women at the ONE Campaign and is the coeditor of the new book The End of Hunger.
As both writers and readers, IVP authors find inspiration in books that have shaped their faith and influenced their calling. Check out the IVP Bookshelf video series to hear what they're reading and why these books mean so much to them.