Posted in April 2009

Management Vacancy at the Way Inn, Berkhamsted

Kate Hardy, Bookshop Manager at the Way Inn, Berkhamsted, is moving on at the end of May 2009, which leaves a gap for a full time bookshop manager. Interested? Download the official vacancy notice (pdf, 56kb) then give her a shout to get the inside story. Kate, I take this opportunity to wish you every success … Continue reading

The Lost Symbol and the Lost Hashtag #LBF09 #LBF

It’s a tricky business getting to grips with new media, especially when you’re dealing with a two thousand year old story — always assuming, of course, that Dan Brown’s new novel, The Lost Symbol, actually does take up the plot where The Da Vinci Code left off rather than lose it completely. But this post … Continue reading

Hot Sex for Christians and Jews

Sex. It’s a subject that Christians seem notoriously reluctant to talk about except when they’re condemning it. Yet our sexuality is at the core of who we are, defining the way we think of ourselves and how we relate — or fail to relate — to others. It defines us, disrupts us, has the potential … Continue reading

Is Jesus the Only Savior?

UKCBD > Christian Book Reviews > Doctrine and Theology > Is Jesus the Only Savior? Is Jesus the Only Savior? James R Edwards  ISBN 9780802809810 (0802809812)  Eerdmans, 2006 (250pp)  £9.99 Category: Doctrine and Theology  Reviewed by: Keith Ferdinando James Edwards is professor of biblical languages and literature at Whitworth College, Spokane, Washington in the USA. His book, Is Jesus the Only Savior?, is … Continue reading

LBF09: London Book Fair 2009

9am, Monday April 20, 2009, sees the opening of this year’s London Book Fair at Earls Court. If last year’s fair was anything to go by, it promises to be well worth a visit, abuzz with booksellers, publishers and a vast array of other book trade people meeting, competing, drinking coffee, buying, selling, drinking more coffee, networking, … Continue reading

The Future’s in the Bag

Or, to be more precise, it’s out of the bag. Last week saw the launch of the government’s Get a Bag Habit scheme, an attempt to get all of us thinking greener when it comes to that scourge of the city and the countryside, the ubiquitous plastic carrier bag. There’s more information available from the BA/PA … Continue reading

Staff Vacancies at CLC

Ever wanted to work in Christian retail or wholesale? An ad in the May 2009 issue of Christianity magazine, p.65, indicates several staff vacancies at CLC: Bookshop Managers, Chatham & Ipswich Bookshop Team members – various locations Wholesale Team member, near Winchester CLC regards all staff as missionaries: positions are unpaid but accommodation, utilities and council … Continue reading