Thomas Nelson is a top commercial publisher of Christian-related materials. The company produces about 10 major Bible translations in the English language and biblical reference products including commentaries, help texts, and study guides. Thomas Nelson also publishes religious and inspirational titles, hosts inspirational conferences (Women of Faith), and produces Christian-oriented and family-focused products for adults and children, including books, games, and audio and video materials. The company can trace its roots back to 1798, when Thomas Nelson began selling Bibles in a town square in Edinburgh, Scotland. Majority-owner Kohlberg & Co. agreed to sell its stake to HarperCollins in 2012.