Westminster John Knox

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Westminster John Knox
Parent company Presbyterian Publishing Corporation
Country of origin United States
Headquarters location Louisville, Kentucky
Official website www.wjkbooks.com

Westminster John Knox is in Louisville, Kentucky and is part of Presbyterian Publishing Corporation, the publishing arm of the Louisville, Kentucky based Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.).[1] It appears to be a merger between Westminster Press of Philadelphia and John Knox Press of Atlanta, Georgia.[citation needed] Their publishing focus is on books in:

"theology, biblical studies, preaching, worship, ethics, religion and culture, and other related fields for four main markets: scholars and students in colleges, universities, seminaries, and divinity schools; preachers, educators, and counselors working in churches; members of mainline Protestant congregations; and general readers. Geneva Press publishes books specifically related to the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)."[2]

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Westminster John Knox publishes scholarly works in religion for the academic community. They also publish "nationally recognized trade books for general readers, and essential resources for ministry and the life of faith." They have over 1,600 books in print and a publishing heritage that dates to 1838.[3] In 2001 they had to reduce staff by 20%.[4]

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  1. ^ "Louisville publisher finds niche printing modern 'gospels'". Associated Press. December 31, 2005. Retrieved 2009-07-06. The book is the latest is a series printed by Louisville-based publisher Westminster John Knox Press, which is part of Presbyterian Publishing Corp., the publishing arm of the Louisville-based Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). [dead link]
  2. ^ PPCbooks.com
  3. ^ "Westminster John Knox". Westminster John Knox. Retrieved 2009-07-06. [dead link]
  4. ^ "Westminster John Knox Press and Augsburg Fortress Press, two denomination-linked publishers, have announced staff cuts and retrenching.". The Christian Century. 2001. Retrieved 2009-07-06. Westminster John Knox Press and Augsburg Fortress Press, two denomination-linked publishers, have announced staff cuts and retrenching. Presbyterian Publishing Corporation, which includes the WJK imprint and Geneva Press, announced June 29 that it will cut staff back by 20 percent by the end of the year and reduce next...