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BAKER PUBLISHING GROUP is a Christian
Christian
book publisher based in Grand Rapids, Michigan . It has six subdivisions: Bethany House , Revell, Baker Books, Baker Academic, Chosen, and Brazos Press.

CONTENTS

* 1 History

* 2 Subdivisions

* 2.1 Bethany House * 2.2 Revell * 2.3 Chosen * 2.4 Brazos Press

* 3 References * 4 Further reading * 5 External links

HISTORY

The company was founded in 1939, by Herman Baker. The company has published Christian
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 Gospel Light.

SUBDIVISIONS

BETHANY HOUSE

Main article: Bethany House

Baker is regarded as a "pioneer" in publishing Christian
Christian
fiction.

REVELL

The Fleming H. Revell Company was established in 1870 by Christian Evangelist D.L. Moody
D.L. Moody
and his brother-in-law, Fleming H. Revell. The two men identified a market for practical books that would help bring the Christian
Christian
faith to everyday life. In 1992, Revell was absorbed by Baker. Published authors include Abraham Cressy Morrison
Abraham Cressy Morrison
.

CHOSEN

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

Brazos Press is a publisher of theology and theologically-based cultural criticism, with an orientation toward postliberal viewpoints within mainline Protestantism.

REFERENCES

* ^ Baker company history, Baker Book House web. * ^ Baker mission, Baker Book House web. * ^ " Baker Publishing Group
Baker Publishing Group
Acquires Regal Books from Gospel Light". Baker Publishing Group. Christian
Christian
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