Whether you're looking for author interviews, behind-the-scenes information on our books, or original articles from IVP authors, you've come to the right place! Read our most recent articles and interviews from IVP Extra below.
In the book "Awakening to Justice" The Dialogue on Race and Faith project presents groundbreaking scholarship on Christian abolitionist history. Read this interview to hear more from two of the book's coauthors, Douglas M. Strong and Albert G. Miller.
How can we discuss love in a way that makes sense to children? Ned Bustard, author of "Saint Valentine the Kindhearted," believes that the timing of Valentine's Day near the beginning of Lent offers the perfect opportunity to engage with your kids about the magnificent and unconditional love of God.
Are publishers releasing books that readers are actually looking for? We wanted to find out what Christian readers had to say, so we asked: "What book do you wish existed?" What we discovered is that there are subject areas that readers want more of or haven't been able to find. Discover the five book topics readers want from Christian publishing in 2024.
Too often in the history of Christian worship, evangelical leaders have sought to manipulate anxiety to spur repentance. In this interview, J. Michael Jordan (author of "Worship in an Age of Anxiety") explores how the church can be a space that offers healing worship for the next generation.
In today's culture, it's easy to forget that the original recipients of God's message would have heard Scripture, instead of reading it. In this interview, D. Brent Sandy (author of "Hear Ye the Word of the Lord") explores how oral communication shaped biblical writers and ancient hearers, providing constructive ways for us to be better hearers and performers of Scripture today.
As Christians, our work and faith are integrated seamlessly in our lives. What if we all found a way to see our vocation as way of advancing God's work? In this conversation, IVP authors Barry Rowan, Gayle Beebe, Jeff Haanen, Joanna Meyer, Ross Chapman, and Ryan Tafilowski share their insights about bringing faith and work together for the glory of God.
Which authors and works brought new insights into wider discussion during 2023's academic fall conferences? See curated book lists from editors Jon Boyd, Rachel Hastings, Rebecca Carhart, Zachary Gordon, and Colton Bernasol as they look forward to ETS, AAR, and SBL.
Michael F. Bird's book "A Birds-Eye View of Luke and Acts" draws us into the wide-ranging narrative of Luke-Acts to discover how Luke frames the life of Jesus and of the first disciples. In this interview, he shares about the exciting and surprising insights he's discovered during his years teaching on these important biblical books.
This poem by Leslie Leyland Fields was originally written for "A Radiant Birth" but didn't appear in the final edition. Read the bonus poem "No Country for Two Kings" and consider how Advent gives us the opportunity to choose which kingdom we pledge our allegiance to.
Church ministry is challenging, but the right resources can have a huge impact on the work pastors do day in and day out. This list highlights ten books from IVP written specifically for pastors, taking all types of ministry contexts into consideration. Whether you're a pastor yourself or you want to support the church leaders in your life, these books are the perfect place to start.
Can the ideas of Scripture and evolutionary science be mutually illuminating? In this interview, biblical scholar Dru Johnson calls us beyond creation-versus-evolution debates to explore the continuities and discontinuities between biblical themes and modern science.
Lament is a profoundly spiritual act. In this article, 'Hopeful Lament' author Terra McDaniel shares how this sacred act is woven throughout Scripture and our shared histories, with wisdom for how visceral practices like walking a labyrinth can help us tend to our grief.
Seminary shaped Makayla Payne in countless ways, but one of the greatest gifts it gave her was how it deepened her appreciation for different church traditions and global perspectives. Read these five ways that theological education can expand your outlook and introduce you to impactful resources for Scripture study.
Makayla Payne didn't expect to become Anglican, but then she experienced the historical, theological, and aesthetic depth of this liturgical tradition. Read her story of discovering the liturgical church and how she—and others—have come to appreciate this beautiful and ancient tradition.
"The only way to change culture is to create culture," says Andy Crouch in his bestselling book "Culture Making". Read this sneak peek of a new conversation between Crouch and Tish Harrison Warren from the expanded edition's new afterword.
In her book "Nobody's Mother," New Testament scholar Sandra Glahn digs deep into evidence about the ancient Greek goddess Artemis of the Ephesians from both biblical and classical sources in order to bring into focus Paul's teaching in 1 Timothy. Read this interview to learn more about her thoughts on scholarship, mentoring, and the role of story in academic writing.
In our lonely culture, community is more vital now than ever. But how do we pursue it? Studying the Bible together is one way to build life-giving spiritual community. Learn practical ways of participating in church small groups that foster spiritual growth, friendship, and connection.
In celebration of AAPI Heritage Month, join IVP for a conversation with the authors of Learning Our Names. Sabrina S. Chan, Linson Daniel, E. David de Leon, and La Thao share insights into the creation and purpose of the book, what they hope readers take from it, and more.
Celebrating the release of "Dictionary of Paul and His Letters, 2nd Edition," editors Scot McKnight, Lynn Cohick, and Nijay Gupta discuss how the field of Pauline studies has evolved since 1993 while sharing a behind-the-scenes look at how they crafted this new edition.
What is it like as a woman in the world of Biblical Studies? For Carmen Imes, author of "Being God's Image" it means being called to teach the Bible but not always embraced within the church. Read about how Scripture's testimony calls for full inclusion of women in gospel ministry.
Connecting to Black history through poetry can powerfully shape how you see God, yourself, and others. Will you take time this Black History Month to explore works of art by Black creators? IVP Associate Editor Nilwona Nowlin has curated this list of poems by Black authors to inspire you to read one a day during Black History Month.
Nijay Gupta, a passionate ally of women in the church and academy, wrote about the lives of women named as leaders and ministers in the Bible in his book "Tell Her Story." In this interview, he talks about how those insights from the early church have real implications for today.
What does church history and the Bible have to say about the meaning of singleness? In this interview, author Danielle Treweek talks about the misconceptions our society and the church perpetuates about single people and offers an eschatological vision of singleness that is both hopeful and profound.
34,000 books. 5,000 people. 192 organizations. For more than 70 years, the Urbana Missions Conference has given attendees a bigger vision of how God calls us to use our gifts and passions in his global mission. IVP has partnered with Urbana for decades by constructing and curating the largest missions bookstore in the world onsite.
All Christian worship is led by the Holy Spirit. But is there a distinctive theology of Pentecostal worship? In this interview, author Steven Felix-Jager discusses Spirit-led doxology, implications for the global church, and his own experience of sensing the presence of the Holy Spirit in worship.