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Inter-Varsity Press

Inter-Varsity Press
Country of origin  United Kingdom
Headquarters location Nottingham
Key people Brian Wilson - Chief Executive[1]
Publication types Books, DVD's and other media.[2]
Nonfiction topics Bible Commentaries, Christian life (evangelical), Theology
Imprints Apollos, Crossway, Tyndale
Revenue £2,731,000[2]
Number of employees c.50[1]
Official website .com.ivpbookswww

Inter-Varsity Press (IVP) is the publishing wing of Universities and Colleges Christian Fellowship. It claims to support the publishing or distribution of well over one million books each year to over 150 countries, including the translation of titles into over 80 different languages.[1]

History

IVP has been publishing Christian books since the 1930s (originally books were published under the name Inter-Varsity Fellowship - IVF). Ronald Inchley, who died on 13 April 2005 (aged 93), was taken on by Douglas Johnson as the IVF's Publications Secretary soon after graduating from Birmingham University in 1936, a post which he held, apart from an interlude for war service, until 1976.[3]

Inchley was succeeded as Publishing Director by The Rev'd Frank Entwistle,[4] who had joined IVP in 1973 and remained there until his retirement in 2002.[5]

Prior to August 2004, when it was constituted as a separate Nottingham-based company[6] and charity[7] in its own right, IVP operated as a trading subsidiary of Inter-Varsity Fellowship Trust Limited.[8] At that time, editorial staff were based in UCCF's Leicester offices, with the warehouse and distribution in Norton Street, Nottingham (having moved from London in the 1970s).

Imprints

  • Apollos – academic titles
  • Crossway Classic Commentaries and Bible Guides
  • Tyndale Bible Commentaries

References

  1. ^ a b c "About IVP".  
  2. ^ a b George Ian Russell (12 December 2011). "Summary Information Return 2011 for Inter-Varsity Press".  
  3. ^ The Rev'd Frank Entwistle (June 2005). "Obituary - Ronald Inchley, Christian publisher, 1912-2005".  
  4. ^ Le Peau, Andrew T; Doll, Linda (2006). Heart, Soul, Mind, Strength: An Anecdotal History of InterVarsity Press, 1947-2007.  
  5. ^  
  6. ^ "Company details for Inter-Varsity Press, Company No. 05202650".  
  7. ^ "Overview for Registered Charity 1105757 - Inter-Varsity Press".  
  8. ^ "Company No. 00387932".  

External links

  • IVP
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