Book-Crafting Monks Adjust to New Technology

As libraries have switched to electronic books and periodicals, bindery orders have plunged, raising questions about the bindery’s long-term future. But the monks’ commitment to the craft, and to physical books as objects worthy of great care, has not wavered.

New: 9/22 TLC Online

This Fall Books issue includes a report from Kirk Petersen about churches in the Appalachians running summer reading camps for kids with reading deficits, and an article by G. Jeffrey MacDonald about monks who are practicing the ancient trade of book-binding as new technology disrupts the market. 

Robust Conversation on Prayer Book Revision

The essays collectively provide a careful reflection on where we are as a church with the current 1979 Book of Common Prayer. The assumption is that if we are to talk about revision, we must first recognize the revolution of the liturgical movement, and second, ask if we as a church have actually lived into its vision.

A Teacher to the End

Pope Benedict saw that theology should be renewed by drawing on the Fathers and above all by continually drawing nourishment from the Scriptures.

Anita Eerdmans Leads Press

Anita Eerdmans has succeeded her husband as president and publisher of Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Co.