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

       

      Defiant

      By Kelley Nikondeha


      •  The Academic of Parish Clergy  
          2021 Book of the Year

         

        Judges (THOTC)

        By David J. H. Beldman


        •  The Academic of Parish Clergy  
            2021 Reference Book Top 5 List

           

          Constructing Paul

          By Luke Timothy Johnson


          •  Catholic Media Association  
              2021 Book Award in Academic Studies

             

            After Whiteness

            By Willie James Jennings


            •  2020 Publishers Weekly  
                Best Books List

               

              The Book of Amos (NICOT)

              By M. Daniel Carroll R.


              •  2020 Center for Biblical Studies Book Award  
                  in Old Testament Commentary

                 

                The Letter to the Ephesians (NICNT)

                By Lynn H. Cohick


                •  2020 Center for Biblical Studies Book Award  
                    in New Testament Commentary

                   

                  The Messianic Theology of the New Testament

                  By Joshua W. Jipp


                  •  2020 Jesus Creed Book Award  
                      in New Testament Studies

                     

                    The First Biography of Jesus

                    By Helen K. Bond


                    •  2020 Jesus Creed Book Award  
                        in New Testament Studies

                       

                      The Overshadowed Preacher

                      By Jerusha Matsen Neal


                      •  2020 Jesus Creed Book Award  
                          in The Preaching Life

                         

                        Sunday's Sermon for Monday's World

                        By Sally A. Brown


                        •  2020 Jesus Creed Book Award  
                            in The Preaching Life

                           

                          Paul's Theology in Context

                          By James P. Ware


                          •  2020 Catholic Media Association Book Award  
                              in Theology: Theological and Philosophical  
                              Studies, Second Place

                             

                            The Book of Revelation (BMT)

                            By James P. Ware


                            •  2020 Catholic Media Association Book Award  
                                in Theology: History of Theology, Church  
                                Fathers and Mothers, Third Place

                               

                              Paul, a New Covenant Jew

                              By Brant Pitre, Michael P. Barber, and John A. Kincaid


                              •  2020 Catholic Media Association Book Award  
                                  in Theology: Theological and Philosophical  
                                  Studies, Honorable Mention

                                 

                                Unteachable Lessons

                                By Carl McColman


                                •  2020 Catholic Media Association Book Award  
                                    in Spirituality: Soft Cover, Honorable Mention

                                   

                                  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

                                           

                                          Scribes and Scrolls at Qumran

                                          By Sidnie White Crawford


                                          •  The American Society of Overseas Research   
                                              2019 Frank Moore Cross Award

                                             

                                            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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