Headlines from around the world continue to herald the explosive dangers of hatred fueled by tensions over race, religion and ethnicity. Within 24 hours of the mass shootings in Germany, this week, Wikipedia already had an in-depth summary of news reports, making this the 8th major terrorist incident in February 2020. Our entire publishing house […]
Marketing Director Susan Stitt writes about the day she volunteered on Stan Tucker’s Leap for Literacy Read-n-Roll bus, inviting 815 elementary school students to choose a free book. Many of the kids come from families that could not have afforded a book. In exchange for their prized new books, Stan and the hosting schools encourage acts of kindness.
In his book ‘Jesus Christ Movie Star,’ veteran film critic and author Ed McNulty provides an entire faith-and-film series about Jesus as seen through diverse filmmakers’ eyes—perfect for individual reflection or group discussion. Ed’s work illustrates how media and spirituality powerfully intermingle as we share timeless questions about the meaning of faith in our lives.
PROTECTING US FROM PIRATES—Does that sound like a fanciful introduction to a children’s adventure story? Hardly. Our entire publishing house team—including all of our authors—need to be wary of the dark forces lurking online, including real-life pirates. In our Front Edge Publishing column this week, Production Manager Dmitri Barvinok reports on the dangerous waters publishers encounter when pirates strike.
Reuniting the Children of Abraham is a powerful, multimedia peace initiative created with Jewish, Christian and Muslim families to combat the fear, bigotry and bullying that fuels violence. The project described in this book includes inspiring and educational materials that flow from the ancient story of Abraham, a patriarch in all three faiths. Just as Abraham’s own children were reunited, this project is a model for calling these vast families of faith toward building peaceful new relationships.