An Eerdmans Century by Larry ten Harmsel,Reinder Van Til

By Larry ten Harmsel,Reinder Van Til

From ten-cent specials for Dutch farmers within the early 1900s to a large collection of good over 1,000 titles this present day, William B. Eerdmans Publishing corporation in Grand Rapids, Michigan, has outfitted a high-quality acceptance for generating "the best in spiritual literature." through the prior century Eerdmans has released an ecumenical combination of considerate books via such authors as C. S. Lewis, Karl Barth, John Howard Yoder, Joan Chittister, N. T. Wright, Rowan Williams, Jean Bethke Elshtain, Martin Marty, Eugene Peterson, Pope Benedict XVI — and the record is going on.

Occasioned by means of the Eerdmans centennial occasion, this publication by way of Larry ten Harmsel engagingly tells the company’s tale. Drawing from first-person interviews, ancient files, and newly unearthed details, ten Harmsel relates how Wm. B. Eerdmans Sr. began and outfitted the yank publishing corporation that bears his identify — and the way Wm. B. Eerdmans Jr. has carried at the family members culture of self reliant, eclectic non secular publishing into the company’s a hundredth year.

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