Today's Morning Break is being sponsored by Westminster John Knox Press
Westminster John Knox Press (WJK) is the academic and trade imprint of the Presbyterian Publishing Corporation (PPC). Books and resources published under the WJK imprint cover the spectrum of religious thought and represent the work of scholarly and popular authors of many different religious and theological affiliations. WJK publishes approximately 60 new books and other resources each year and manages a backlist of more than 1,800 titles that are sold throughout the world. Books published specifically for the PC(USA) are published under the Geneva Press imprint. Additionally, in 2018, PPC will publish their first books under their new children's book imprint, Flyaway Books (www.flyawaybooks.com).
With a publishing history dating back to 1838, WJK and its predecessors have served scholars, students, clergy, and general readers. Most of its publications are used in the training of seminarians, the dissemination of religious scholars' work, and the spiritual and ethical formation of clergy and laity.
WJK has published numerous works by world-renowned authors including William Barclay, Karl Barth, Dietrich Bonhoeffer, Walter Brueggemann, Frederick Buechner, Brevard Childs, John Cobb, William Sloane Coffin, Marva Dawn, Craig Evans, Beverly Gaventa, Justo González, Serene Jones, David Kelsey, George Lindbeck, Tom Long, Dale Martin, Alister McGrath, Reinhold Niebuhr, H. Richard Niebuhr, Letty Russell, Elisabeth Schüssler Fiorenza, Barbara Brown Taylor, Marjorie Thompson, Paul Tillich, Cornel West, Rowan Williams, Will Willimon, N. T. Wright, and many others.
Our goal is to offer various styles and methodologies of preaching in the hope that they will renew your faith and refresh your spirit through dynamic worship, lectures and workshops. Concurrent venues allow for multiple options as you plan your time at the festival. You are sure to come away with new insights and practical applications you can bring back to your congregation. Be sure to plan some down time to give yourself time to recharge and see some sights!