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Bible, Rocks, and TimeFourth Printing of The Bible, Rocks, and Time

InterVarsity Press has started its fourth print-run of Davis Young and Ralph Stearley's The Bible, Rocks, and Time: Geological Evidence for the Age of the Earth (2008). Congratulations to Davis Young and Ralph Stearley on the excellent reception their book has already received.

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William Romanowski, Reforming Hollywood: How American Protestants Fought for Freedom at the MoviesReforming Hollywood Receives RCA Book of the Year Award for 2013

The Religious Communication Association, an academic society founded to study all aspects of public religious communication, named communication arts and science professor William Romanowski’s Reforming Hollywood: How American Protestants Fought for Freedom at the Movies its Book of the Year.

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The Gift of the Stranger, Russian Translation, David I. Smith, Barbara CarvillRussian Translation of The Gift of the Stranger

David I. Smith and Barbara Carvill
Kiev: ACSI, 2005






Kristin Kobes Du Mez photoForgotten Women's Bible

Around the turn of the century, Katherine Bushnell, an American doctor working as a medical missionary in China, noticed what she thought were mistranslated passages in the Chinese version of the Bible she was reading. A fellow missionary confirmed Bushnell’s suspicion that the passages in question had been mistranslated to avoid offending Chinese traditions toward women.

Learn more about the work of CCCS supported scholar and Calvin history professor Kristin Kobes Du Mez »


Bakhtin and ReligionKorean Translation of Bakhtin and Religion


A Korean translation of Bakhtin and Religion: A Feeling for Faith (2001), edited by Susan M. Felch and Paul J. Contino was recently published by Pusan National University Press.





A Vision with a TaskChinese Translation of A Vision with a Task

A Vision with a Task: Christian Schooling for Responsive Discipleship edited by Gloria Goris Stronks and Doug Blomberg (Baker Books, 1993) has been translated into Chinese. The CCCS-sponsored book has been used in China as a textbook in the masters’ program for the international teachers who teach for Leadership Development International (LDI). Now LDI will use the Chinese edition in their masters’ program for Chinese teachers.

LDI runs six Christian schools throughout China, attended by international, mostly Korean, students but rarely by Chinese students. Nevertheless, teachers from Chinese schools often visit the LDI schools to learn about better teaching methods. Now these visiting teachers as well as those in the masters’ program will be able to use A Vision with a Task.