Preaching magazine named recent InterVarsity Press title The Question of Canon: Challenging the Status Quo in the New Testament Debateas one of the ten best books of the year on its list of the 2013 Preaching Survey of the Year's Best Books for Preachers. Al Mohler, president of the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, compiled the exclusive list of volumes fit for any preacher's bookshelf.
InterVarsity Press's fully revised second edition of the Dictionary of Jesus and the Gospels was named as a finalist in the 2014 ECPA Christian Book Awards (formerly known as Gold Medallion awards) for Bible Reference.
Amy Simpson, author of Troubled Minds: Mental Illness and the Church's Mission, will be a featured speaker at The Gathering on Mental Health and the Church at Saddleback Church on March 28. This daylong event will address a range of mental health issues, from bipolar disorder to suicide to more easily hidden issues such as anxiety, eating disorders and addiction.
InterVarsity Press author Rev. Peter Heltzel was honored with the 2014 Nelson Mandela Community Activist Award for his ongoing work to make a difference in New York City. The award was presented by the New York City Clergy Roundtable at the Nelson Mandela Tribute & Award Ceremony on Friday, March 7, at First Corinthian Baptist Church in New York.
InterVarsity Press is thrilled to announce the release of the long-awaited three-volume Encyclopedia of Ancient Christianity.
This comprehensive set originated with the widely praised Italian edition: Nuovo dizionario patristico e di antichità cristiane (2006-2008). The English version—developed by a team of editors, translators, designers and typesetters—includes new articles and revisions that the previous Italian version did not publish, and is sure to be a major part of libraries and collections throughout the English-speaking world.
Outreach magazine named two InterVarsity Press titles as 2014 Outreach Resources of the Year, with three additional books making the short lists of "Also Recommended" resources.
Award-winning author Mark Labberton has signed a two-book contract with InterVarsity Press. Labberton, president of Fuller Theological Seminary in Pasadena, California, will release the first book, Called: The Crisis and Promise of Following Jesus Today, in fall 2014.
InterVarsity Press author Ed Gilbreath, executive director of communications with the Evangelical Covenant Church and editor at large for Christianity Today, was featured as a part of "The Power of Words"—North Central College's (Naperville, Ill.) week of events commemorating Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Gilbreath addressed a crowd of more than 120 students, faculty and local residents Monday evening on the topics presented in his new book Birmingham Revolution: Martin Luther King Jr.'s Epic Challenge to the Church.
The 2013 Leadership Book Awards results are in, and InterVarsity Press is pleased to announce that In Search of Deep Faith by Jim Belcher won top honors, being named "Best of the Best" in the category of "The Leader's Inner Life." Disunity in Christ by Christena Cleveland and Troubled Minds by Amy Simpson also made the "Very Short List" in the category of "The Leader's Outer Life."