Baker Publishing Group
Baker Publishing Group is a
Christian book publisher based in Ada,
Michigan. It has six subdivisions: Bethany House, Revell, Baker Books,
Baker Academic, Chosen, and Brazos Press.
2.1 Bethany House
2.4 Brazos Press
4 Further reading
5 External links
The company was founded in 1939 by Herman Baker in Grand Rapids,
Michigan. The company has published
Christian books that discuss many
issues, from family life to theology, within a broadly evangelical
framework. Baker publishes books and ministry resources for pastors
and church leaders, concentrating on topics such as preaching,
worship, pastoral ministries, counseling and leadership. Baker also
publishes for lay Christians on topics such as discipleship,
spirituality, encouragement, relationships, marriage, parenting and
the intersection of Christianity and culture.
In June 2014 Baker announced that it had acquired Regal Books from
Main article: Bethany House
Baker is regarded as a "pioneer" in publishing
The Fleming H. Revell Company was established in 1870 by Christian
D.L. Moody and his brother-in-law, Fleming H. Revell. The
two men identified a market for practical books that would help bring
Christian faith to everyday life. In 1992, Revell was absorbed by
The Chosen publishing enterprise began in 1971. In 1985, the company
was absorbed into the Revell publishing Group. When Revell was bought
by Baker, the Chosen imprint remained as a distinct unit within the
newly expanded company.
Brazos Press is a publisher of theology and theologically-based
cultural criticism, with an orientation toward postliberal viewpoints
within mainline Protestantism.
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^ Baker company history, Baker Book House web.
^ Baker mission, Baker Book House web.
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^ Revell company history, Baker Book House web.
^ Chosen company history, Baker Book House web.
^ Brazos mission, Baker Book House web.
Byle, Ann. (2014). The Baker Book House Story Grand Rapids: Baker
Books. ISBN 978-0801016585
Fisher, Allan. (1995). Fleming H. Revell Company: The First 125 Years,
1870-1995. Grand Rapids: Fleming H. Revell.