The Amazing Shrinking Bookstore…

Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary has long enjoyed a reputation within North American evangelicalism as a relatively large, relatively good school.

Even here, however, the mission of running an excellent theological bookstore has shrunk to, well, this: A closet with a sign saying to buy what you can’t see there on the shelves from an online company that will share the profits with the seminary. (HT David Wood for the recent photo.)

See if you can spot all the services you’re not getting, for which you pay a slightly higher price at a real bookstore:


I’ve written previously about bookstores here.