Recent Awards and Honors
After Whiteness

By Willie James Jennings


•  2021 American Academy of Religion  
    Award for Excellence in the Study of Religion, 
 
    Constructive-Reflective Studies Finalist


•  2020 Publishers Weekly  
    Best Books List

     

    Ethnicity and Inclusion

    By David G. Horrell


    •  2021 American Academy of Religion  
        Award for Excellence in the Study of Religion, 
     
        Constructive-Reflective Studies Finalist

       

      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

                 

                Constructing Paul

                By David I. Smith


                •  2021 Lilly Fellows Program in  
                    Humanities and the Arts Book Award

                   

                  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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