HarperCollins has bought Thomas Nelson. And this happened after acquiring Zondervan in 1988. This means that Rupert Murdoch’s company HarperCollins owns 50% of the market share for Christian books. This also means they own the two most popular Christian publishers and therefore can control what is released from them.
Just to illustrate the point, HarperCollins publishes Bart Ehrman’s books who denies the historicity of the Scriptures and claims to be an agnostic. The company that publishes him because he is “religious” will now control what the wider evangelical world will read in their past time.
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