Recent Awards and Honors
Reading with the Grain of Scripture

By Richard B. Hays


•  2021 Christianity Today Book Award:  
    Winner in Biblical Studies

     

    The Sound of Life's Unspeakable Beauty

    By Martin Schleske


    •  2021 Christianity Today Book Award:  
        Winner in Culture and the Arts

       

      Paul and the Language of Faith

      By Nijay K. Gupta


      •  2020 Outreach Resource of the Year:  
          Theology & Biblical Studies

         

        Gospel Witness

        By David M. Gustafson


        •  2020 Outreach Recommended Resource:  
            Evangelism & Discipleship

           

          Christobiography

          By Craig S. Keener


          •  2020 Christianity Today Book Award:  
              Winner in Biblical Studies

          •   Foundation for Pentecostal Leadership  
              2020 Award of Excellence

          •   Society for Pentecostal Studies  
              2020 Pneuma Book of the Year Award

          •   Center for Biblical Studies at Midwestern   
              Seminary 2019 Biblical Foundations  
           
              Book Award in New Testament

             

            One Soul at a Time

            By Grant Wacker


            •  2020 Christianity Today Book Award:  
                Award of Merit in History/Biography

               

              Faithful Friendships

              By Dana L. Robert


              •  International Bulletin of Missionary Research  
                  List of Ten Outstanding Books

                  in Mission Studies, World Christianity,  
                  and Intercultural Theology (2019)

                 

                When Poets Pray

                By Marilyn McEntyre


                •  Library Journal's 2019  
                    Best Religion & Spirituality Books

                   

                  I Bring the Voices of My People

                  By Chanequa Walker-Barnes


                  •  Foreword Reviews 2019 INDIES Finalist  
                      Multicultural

                     

                    Seeing God

                    By Hans Boersma


                    •  2019 Christianity Today Book Award:  
                        Winner for Theology/Ethics

                       

                      Christian Hospitality and Muslim Immigration in an Age of Fear

                      By Matthew Kaemingk
                      Foreword by James K. A. Smith


                      •  2019 Christianity Today Book Award of Merit in Politics and Public Life

                         

                        Dignity and Destiny

                        By Stephen J. Chester


                        •  2018 Christianity Today Book of the Year Award Winner: Biblical Studies

                           

                          Dignity and Destiny

                          By Kelley Nikondeha


                          •  2018 Christianity Today Book Award of Merit in Christian Living/Discipleship

                             

                            Just Immigration

                            By Mark R. Amstutz


                            •  2018 Christianity Today Book Award Winner: Politics and Public Life

                               

                              The Crucifixion

                              By Fleming Rutledge


                              •  2017 Christianity Today Book Award:  
                                  Book of the Year

                                 

                                Dignity and Destiny

                                By John F. Kilner


                                •  2016 Christianity Today Book Award:  
                                    Winner in Theology/Ethics

                                   

                                  Becoming the Gospel

                                  By Michael J. Gorman


                                  •  Missio Alliance Top 10 Books of 2015

                                     

                                    Dignity and Destiny

                                    By Nancy Koester


                                    •  Minnesota Book Award for Nonfiction

                                       

                                      Way Below the Angels

                                      By Craig Harline


                                      •   INDIEFAB Book of the Year for Religion
                                      •   Juvenile Instructor — Best 2014 Personal
                                          History/Memoir
                                      •  Publishers Weekly Starred Review
                                       

                                      Jesus Research

                                      James H. Charlesworth, editor, with Brian Rhea and Petr Pokorný


                                      •  2015 Biblical Archaeology Society Publication Award for Best Book Relating to the New Testament

                                         

                                        How (Not) to Be Secular

                                        By James K. A. Smith


                                        •  2015 Christianity Today Book Awards -
                                            Winner in Christianity and Culture

                                           

                                          The Gospel of the Lord

                                          By Michael F. Bird


                                          •  2015 Christianity Today Book Awards -
                                             Winner in Biblical Studies

                                           

                                          What's in a Phrase?

                                          By Marilyn Chandler McEntyre


                                          •  2015 Christianity Today Book Awards -
                                              Winner in Spirituality

                                          Being Christian

                                          By Rowan Williams


                                          •   Publisher's Weekly Starred Review

                                          Shaping the Prayers of the People

                                          By Samuel Wells & Abigail Kocher


                                          •  Worship Leader 2014 Editor's Pick

                                          The Letter to the Romans

                                          Ian Christopher Levy, Philip Krey, Thomas F. Ryan — translators and editors


                                          •   2014 Catholic Press Book Award —
                                              1st place in Scripture – Academic Studies

                                          The Catholicity of Reason

                                          By D.C. Schindler


                                          •  2014 Catholic Press Book Award —
                                              2nd place in Theology

                                          Thomas Aquinas and Karl Barth

                                          Bruce L. McCormack & Thomas Joseph White, O.P. — editors


                                          •  2014 Catholic Press Book Award —
                                              2nd place in History

                                          Francis: A New World Pope

                                          By Michel Cool


                                          •  2014 Catholic Press Book Award —
                                              2nd place in Papal Transition

                                          David Remembered

                                          By Joseph Blenkinsopp


                                          •  2014 Catholic Press Book Award —
                                              3rd place in Scripture – Academic Studies

                                          To find out about honors given to our Eerdmans Books for Young Readers, visit the EBYR awards page.

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