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

           

          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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