Most of you are probably not acquainted with this date, but those, like me, who grew up in one of the various Adventist groups that grew out of the Millerite movement (1830s and 1840s) remember it well. William Miller, and various other interpreters in that movement determined that Jesus would return in glory on October […]
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Via Energion author David Alan Black, I found The Next Chapter for Christian Publishing. I’m less than enthusiastic about those predicting the future, having heard too many times that we were done with new inventions, or that some particular thing could never happen, only to see the pace of new inventions continue and the supposedly […]
Scot McKnight is concerned about author platforms and how books are marketed. (In publishing, “platform” refers to the publicity generating and public-connecting capabilities an author has, such as blogs, social media, church congregation, speaking schedule, etc.) I have a great deal of respect for Dr. McKnight, and I believe he raises some legitimate concerns. However, […]
Early in the fall Energion Publications released a new book, Philosophy for Believers, designed to introduce Christian believers to the kinds of questions philosophers raise and the logic and ideas involved in answering those questions. This book provides an introduction to the philosophy of religion that can be used by a variety of groups in […]
Happy New Year! Jim West’s defense of print-on-demand (HT: Biblical Studies Carnival LVIII) is worth reading.
The Mobile Campus – an interesting article from Inside Higher Ed. While it differs from education, publishing is also information delivery, whether on paper or not.
I imagine that when the codex started to replace the scroll there were those who thought the soul would go out of books. In turn, when the printing press came along, and books were no longer lovingly hand copied, I’m sure there were plenty of folks to bemoan the death of culture. Now author Andrew […]
… whatever that is! I don’t actually know, but I’m watching closely and constantly trying to catch up. There are a few trends that are obvious, however. But first, a little history. Energion Publications was founded by buying out some existing publications. These consisted of two comb-bound books, one stapled booklet, and one book printed […]