March 20, 2009
And the Winner Is . . .
Last night (March 19) the annual Christian Book Award winners were announced by the Evangelical Christian Publishers Association (ECPA). In the Bible Reference & Study category the winner was our Dictionary of the Old Testament: Wisdom, Poetry & Writings, edited by Tremper Longman III and Peter Enns.
We offer our hearty congratulations to the editors as well as to the numerous contributors who put time, scholarship and energy into making this volume a success!
Other volumes in this series (often called the “Black Dictionaries” for their distinctive covers) that have won this award (when it was called the Gold Medallion Award and there was a wider range of categories) are
Dictionary of Jesus and the Gospels, Joel B. Green, Scot McKnight, I. Howard Marshall, editors (1993 winner)
Dictionary of Paul and His Letters, Gerald F. Hawthorne, Ralph P. Martin, Daniel G. Reid, editors (1994 winner)
Dictionary of the Later New Testament and Its Developments, Ralph P. Martin, Peter H. Davids, editors (1998 winner)
Dictionary of New Testament Background, Craig A. Evans, Stanley E. Porter, editors (2001 winner)