Posted in July 2013

Taming the Tiger withdrawn from sale after EA investigation

Taming the Tiger withdrawn from sale after EA investigation

AUTHENTIC MEDIA have withdrawn the Christian bestseller Taming the Tiger from sale following an Evangelical Alliance investigation which concluded that “large sections of the book… which claim to tell the true story of Tony Anthony’s life, do not do so.” The extent of the alleged falsifications within the book — which include changed names and unverifiable claims about the author’s life as well as evidence of plagiarism — was reported at some length by Gavin Drake at the beginning of this month: Globe-trotting “Kung-Fu Bodyguard” evangelist investigated over biography lies (CrossWire, 1/7/2013). Continue reading

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Day of Prayer Update

Day of Prayer Update

MY THANKS to Steve Briars for kind permission to reproduce the following excerpt from the forthcoming August/September edition of Together magazine: Day of Prayer Monday 19th August 2013 has been designated as a Day of Prayer for all those connected with the Christian Resources Trade – publishers, distributors, printers, marketeers, agents, retailers (B&M and online), … Continue reading

News Roundup: CABP FB Group reaches 300 members | Farewell to Cornerstone North Finchley | King Richard III approves branded products | and more…

News Roundup: CABP FB Group reaches 300 members | Farewell to Cornerstone North Finchley | King Richard III approves branded products | and more…

HAVING STARTED THE WEEK with a good news story — the relaunch and rebranding of Buxton’s Christian bookshop — we end it with something of a mixed bag: encouraging news of the continued growth of the Christian Authors, Booksellers and Publishers facebook group, but a sad farewell to Cornerstone, North Finchley. On a light-hearted note, King Richard III … Continue reading