Publication Date

January 2002

Document Type

Unpublished Manuscript


This paper was originally drafted in 1997 as a requirement of a course taken towards the author's MA in Information Science and Learning Technologies at the University of Missouri-Columbia. It appears here with minimal modification.


Discusses five sources of religious books. Profiles the religious book publishing industry. Describes a delicate balance between ministry and industry. Situates religious book publishing in its cultural context. Discusses implications for collection development in libraries at evangelical Christian colleges.