With the year coming to a close, several organizations have announced their favorite books of 2016. InterVarsity Press made the honored lists for Missio Alliance, the Englewood Review of Books, The Gospel Coalition, Books & Culture, and Image.
Results of Christianity Today’s 2017 Book Awards are in, and InterVarsity Press is pleased to announce that The Listening Life: Embracing Attentiveness in a World of Distraction by Adam S. McHugh was chosen as the book of the year in the Spiritual Formation category.
When IVP author Makoto Fujimura was weighing whether to write a book inspired by Shusaku Endo's 1966 classic novel Silence, a friend introduced him to Martin Scorsese, who had been considering a film about the same book for nearly thirty years. That conversation with Scorsese led Fujimura to move ahead with writing his book and to become a consultant for Scorsese's Silence, which is set for limited release on December 23.
Thomas C. Oden, respected editor, researcher, author, and one of the most gifted ecumenical scholars of our time, passed away Thursday morning, December 8, 2016, at the age of eighty-five.
InterVarsity Press (IVP) and Missio Alliance are partnering together to release a jointly-branded line of books.
InterVarsity Press Publisher Jeff Crosby has confirmed that the Society of Biblical Literature's Council, at its next meeting on October 29-30, is taking up the question of IVP Academic's right to exhibit at the 2017 annual meetings of the jointly-hosted AAR-SBL. That conversation is a part of a larger discussion the SBL Council will have regarding its protocols and standards for exhibitors at its events.
IVP remains committed to the ongoing diversity of its publishing program and to fostering the type of critical engagement that both affirms and challenges ideas.
Silence and Beauty: Hidden Faith Born of Suffering by Makoto Fujimura has been awarded the distinguished 2016 Aldersgate Prize by the John Wesley Honors College at Indiana Wesleyan University.
The Evangelical Christian Publishers Association (ECPA) honored InterVarsity Press designers Cindy Kiple and David Fassett with Top Shelf Book Cover Awards last week at PUBu 2016 held at Trinity International University in Deerfield, Illinois.
A report in TIME magazine incorrectly stated that InterVarsity was firing employees who support gay marriage. This is not accurate. No InterVarsity employee will be fired for their views on gay marriage. The scope of InterVarsity’s reiteration of its position on biblical sexuality is primarily theological in nature.