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Call for Entries: BAS Publication Awards 2019

profile pic_lampNominations are invited for the 2019 Biblical Archaeology Society Publication Awards, for books published in 2017 and 2018.

The biennial BAS Publication Awards for books about archaeology and the Bible have been presented since 1985. These prestigious awards have been made possible by grants from: The Rohr Family in Memory of Sami Rohr and Samuel D. Turner and Elizabeth Goss.


AWARDS ARE PRESENTED IN THE FOLLOWING CATEGORIES:


 

Best Popular Book on Archaeology

Judges

ANN KILLEBREW
ATTN: BAS Publication Awards
Dept. of Classics & Ancient Mediterranean Studies
Pennsylvania State University
108 Weaver Building
University Park, PA 16802

ERIC MEYERS
ATTN: BAS Publication Awards
Dept. of Religious Studies
Duke University
Box 90964
Durham, NC 27708-0964

STEVEN ORTIZ
ATTN: BAS Publication Awards
School of Theology
Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary
2001 West Seminary Drive
Fort Worth, TX 76115

 

Best Scholarly Book on Archaeology

Judges

ANN KILLEBREW
ATTN: BAS Publication Awards
Dept. of Classics & Ancient Mediterranean Studies
Pennsylvania State University
108 Weaver Building
University Park, PA 16802

ERIC MEYERS
ATTN: BAS Publication Awards
Dept. of Religious Studies
Duke University
Box 90964
Durham, NC 27708-0964

STEVEN ORTIZ
ATTN: BAS Publication Awards
School of Theology
Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary
2001 West Seminary Drive
Fort Worth, TX 76115

 

Best Book Relating to the Hebrew Bible

Judges

ROGER NAM
ATTN: BAS Publication Awards
Portland Seminary
George Fox University
12753 SW 68th Ave.
Portland, Oregon 97223

WILLIAM SCHNIEDEWIND
ATTN: BAS Publication Awards
Near Eastern Languages & Cultures
UCLA
405 Hilgard Ave, MC 151105
Los Angeles, CA 90095-1511

JACQUELINE VAYNTRUB
ATTN: BAS Publication Awards
Yale Divinity School
409 Prospect St.
New Haven, CT 06511

 

Best Book Relating to the New Testament

Judges

MARK GOODACRE
ATTN: BAS Publication Awards
Dept. of Religious Studies
Duke University
Gray Building / Box 90964
Durham, NC 27708-0964

JILL HICKS-KEETON
ATTN: BAS Publication Awards
Dept. of Religious Studies
University of Oklahoma
731 Elm Ave., Room 140
Norman, OK 73019

SHIVELY SMITH
ATTN: BAS Publication Awards
School of Theology
Boston University
745 Commonwealth Ave.
Boston, MA 02215


Qualifications & Rules

(1) Nominations: Publishers or authors (or others) should send one copy of every nominated book to each of the judges in the relevant category. Please mark “BAS Publication Awards.” One copy should also be sent to BAS Publication Awards, 4710 41st Street NW, Washington DC 20016; please specify the category in which your book is nominated.

(2) Judges may nominate books not otherwise nominated.

(3) All nominated books must have been published in English in 2017 or 2018 only.

(4) Nominations must be received by June 7, 2019. At least three different titles must be submitted in a category for a prize to be awarded for that category.

(5) The judges’ decisions are final.

(6) The winning authors will receive an honorary citation certificate and a prize of $500.

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