Grace Professor Matt Harmon is Finalist for Bible Study Book of the Year
The following press release was issued by the Evangelical Christian Publishers Association on April 4, 2018. Dr. Matt Harmon’s book “Asking the Right Questions: A Practical Guide to Understanding and Applying the Bible” is named a finalist for Bible Study Book of the Year. Dr. Harmon is the professor of New Testament studies at Grace College & Seminary.
These titles represent the industry’s best books and Bibles of the year in Christian Living, Faith & Culture, Biography & Memoir, Devotion & Gift, Young People’s Literature, Children, Ministry Resources, Bible Reference Works, Bible Study, Bibles, and New Author. The finalist pool includes three ties in three categories and is representative of the excellent work of 19 publishers and 27 publishing imprints.
“The quality and variety of the finalists exemplify the commitment to literary excellence of the Christian publishing industry,” said ECPA executive director Stan Jantz. “These books and Bibles reflect a professional curation process that begins with an idea in the mind of an author and ends with literature that brings the transforming message of Christ to millions of people of all ages. We are excited to honor our publishers with this recognition.”
The Finalists of the 2018 Christian Book Award® program are:
Adorned, Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth
Moody Publishers, 9780802412591
Asking the Right Questions: A Practical Guide to Understanding and Applying the Bible
Matthew S. Harmon, Crossway, 9781433554292
The Gospel According to Paul, John MacArthur
Thomas Nelson, 9781400203499
Learning to Love the Psalms, W. Robert Godfrey
Reformation Trust Publishing, 9781567697438
The Women of Easter, Liz Curtis Higgs
The Christian Book Award® winners in each category, along with the 2018 Christian Book of the Year®, will be announced on May 1st at the ECPA Awards Celebration held during the ECPA Leadership Summit in Washington DC. The dinner event will be held “after-hours” in the Museum of the Bible and will celebrate 40 years of Christian Book Awards with Anne Graham Lotz — author, evangelist, and daughter of Billy Graham — as the keynote.
The full release, with finalists in each category, may be found here.
To read more about Dr. Harmon’s book, see here.