We were pleased to see many of our titles receive awards and be honored in “best of” lists in 2013.
Below are some of the honors that were bestowed on Baker Academic’s books and authors.
- Three BA titles were honored by Christianity Today in their 2014 Book Awards: The End of Apologetics by Myron Penner, Understanding Christian Mission by Scott Sunquist, and The Mystery of God by Steven Boyer and Christopher Hall.
- The Catholic Press Awards named First Corinthians (Paideia) by Pheme Perkins, and Baptismal Imagery in Early Christianity by Robin Jensen.
- Preaching’s 2013 Survey of Year’s Best Bibles and Bible Reference included Schreiner’ The King in His Beauty; Longman’s Old Testament Commentary Survey; Jacobson and Jacobson’s Invitation to the Psalms; Hagner’s The New Testament; Elwell and Yarbrough’s Encountering the New Testament; Pennington’s Reading the Gospels Wisely; Keener’s Acts, volume 1; and Heine’s Classical Christian Doctrine.
- Andreas Köstenberger’s Top Ten included Thomas Schreiner’s The King in His Beauty.
- Trevin Wax listed Imagining the Kingdom, by James K. A. Smith, in his Ten Favorite Reads of 2013.
- Athanasius by Peter Leithart was one of Derek Rishmawy’s Top Five of 2013
- At Near Emmaus, Brian LePort’s Top 15 of 2013 included The World of the New Testament edited by Joel B. Green and Lee Martin McDonald, and Evangelical Faith and the Challenge of Historical Criticism edited by Christopher M. Hays and Christopher B. Ansberry
- Imagining the Kingdom by James K.A. Smith was #1 in Revangelical’s Best Books of 2013.
- Apocalypticism in the Bible and Its World, by Frederick Murphy, recieved The Biblical Archaeology Society Award for the Best Book Relating to the New Testament, and the ASOR Frank Moore Cross Award.
- Constance Cherry’s The Special Service Worship Architect was named an Editor’s Pick Best of the Best by Worship Leader Magazine.
- And Christian Century’s Take & Read: New Testament Books list included Seven Events That Shaped the New Testament World, by Warren Carter; A Peaceable Hope, by David Neville, and the Handbook of Women Biblical Interpreters, edited by Marion Ann Taylor and Agnes Choi.