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Jean Wilson RIP

Jean Wilson RIP

JEAN WILSON, a former organiser of CBC (Christian Booksellers Convention, the forerunner to today’s Christian Resources Together), has died, aged 79. Amongst her many other achievements, Jean was responsible for Billy Graham’s visit to Blackpool in 1980, when he attended CBC as the Booksellers’ Banquet guest speaker at Jean’s invitation and subsequently stopped over for … Continue reading

Rising to the Challenge in Chelmsford #CBC09 #CRE09

I’m still at the draft stage with my own thoughts on this year’s combined CBC/CRE, but in the meantime here’s an accolade for the Chelmsford  Diocesan Resource Centre and some food for thought from Dave Faulkner. Commenting on his visit to CRE, Dave wrote: There were a few personal interests I wanted to look up. I always … Continue reading

CBC Awards 2009: And the winners are… #CBC09

CONGRATULATIONS to all of this year’s CBC Award Winners and thanks to Martin Deadman @mdeadman for tweeting out the results: Reference Book: The Christians: An Illustrated History, Tim Dowley Children’s Book: Barnabas Children’s Bible, Rhona Davies Christian Book: The Shack, Wm P Young Praise and Worship Album: There is a Hope, Stuart Townend Contemporary Album: Kingdom of Comfort, … Continue reading

USA: Disappointment at Low Turnout for Christian Book Expo

The overwhelming feeling expressed by those involved with the Evangelical Christian Publishers Association’s (ECPA) Christian Book Expo, held at the Dallas Convention Center, March 19th – 22nd, is a sense of disappointment at the low turnout. Michael Hyatt, President and CEO of Thomas Nelson Publishers as well as Chairman of ECPA, who has been twittering throughout and … Continue reading

Were you there? Last Week’s CBC Presentation

On Tuesday 13th January, Christian Resources Exhibitions (CRE), the new owners of the Christian Booksellers Convention (CBC), gave a presentation on their plans for the future development of CBC: In a period of economic uncertainty the need for a vibrant and forward-thinking event has never been more crucial and CBC joining with CRE will ensure … Continue reading

The Dawkins Delusion

UKCBD > Christian Book Reviews > Science and Faith > The Dawkins Delusion The Dawkins Delusion  Atheist fundamentalism and the denial of the divine Alister McGrath with Joanna Collicutt McGrath  ISBN 9780281059270 (0281059276)  SPCK, 2007  £7.99 Category: Science and Faith As one of only two books shortlisted for both the CBC Book of the Year Awards and the UK Christian Book Awards, it … Continue reading