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

       

      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

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