The Acts of the Apostles, the first in a three volume set of newly discovered commentaries by J. B. Lightfoot, has been published by InterVarsity Press (IVP) this month. Joseph Barber Lightfoot (1828–1889) was one of the great biblical and patristic scholars of the nineteenth century in any language, and certainly in English. IVP is thrilled to make these important volumes available.

It was another successful year for InterVarsity Press at the annual Association of Logos Bookstores convention and awards ceremony. InterVarsity Press won awards in three categories: Author of the Year, Best Book in the category of Christianity and Culture, and Best Book in the category of Spirituality. The awards ceremony took place in Atlanta on June 22 at the start of the International Christian Retail Show (ICRS).

Mark Lanier, a top US trial lawyer, is most widely known for his courtroom battles with powerhouses such as Vioxx and Toyota. But he will tell you that being a trial lawyer is just his day job. On Saturday, August 2, he took time to focus his attention on his real passion as he spoke to a crowd at the Lanier Theological Library chapel about his new book Christianity on Trial: A Lawyer Examines the Christian Faith.

InterVarsity Press author and singer-songwriter Michael Card presented his latest book, John: The Gospel of Wisdom, with a concert and reading at the Baker Book Store in Grand Rapids, Michigan, on August 2. Over one hundred people gathered to hear Card read from the book and perform music from the companion music CD, John: A Misunderstood Messiah.