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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 day, William B. Eerdmans Publishing corporation in Grand Rapids, Michigan, has outfitted a high-quality acceptance for generating "the best in spiritual literature." during the previous century Eerdmans has released an ecumenical mixture of considerate books by means of 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 checklist is going on.

Occasioned by way of the Eerdmans centennial get together, this booklet through Larry ten Harmsel engagingly tells the company’s tale. Drawing from first-person interviews, old records, 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 kinfolk culture of self sustaining, eclectic spiritual publishing into the company’s one hundredth year.

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