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The Biblical Archaeology Society 2015 Publication Awards Call For Entries

profile pic_lampNominations are invited for the 2015 Biblical Archaeology Society Publication Awards for books published in 2013 and 2014. 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 a grant from Samuel D. Turner and Elizabeth Goss of Washington, D.C., and Frederick L. Simmons of Glendale, California.


 

Best Popular Book on Archaeology

Judges

LARRY HERR
Canadian University College
5415 College Ave.
Lacombe, AB T4L 2E5
Canada

STEVEN M. ORTIZ
Charles D. Tandy Institute of Archaeology
Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary
Post Office Box 22308
Fort Worth, TX 76122

ANDREW G. VAUGHN
ASOR Executive Director
Send books to:
8 Sally Cove Lane
Little Deer Isle, ME 04650


 

Best Scholarly Book on Archaeology

Judges

LARRY HERR
Canadian University College
5415 College Ave.
Lacombe, AB T4L 2E5
Canada

STEVEN M. ORTIZ
Charles D. Tandy Institute of Archaeology
Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary
Post Office Box 22308
Fort Worth, TX 76122

ANDREW G. VAUGHN
ASOR Executive Director
Send books to:
8 Sally Cove Lane
Little Deer Isle, ME 04650


 

Best Book Relating to the Hebrew Bible

Judges

GUY DARSHAN
Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Dept. of Bible
Send books to:
46 Williams Street, Apt. 2
Brookline, MA 02446

RICHARD ELLIOTT FRIEDMAN
Department of Religion
Peabody Hall
University of Georgia
Athens, GA 30602-1625

PHYLLIS TRIBLE
Baldwin Professor Emerita of Sacred Literature
at Union Theological Seminary New York
Send books to:
549 West 123rd Street, Apt. 21C
New York, NY 10027


 

Best Book Relating to the New Testament

Judges

BRUCE CHILTON
Bernard Iddings Bell Professor of Religion
Bard College
Annandale, NY 12504

URBAN C. VON WAHLDE
Dept. of Theology
Loyola University of Chicago
1032 W. Sheridan Rd.
Chicago, IL 60660


 

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 are entitled to nominate books.

(3) All nominated books must have been published in English in 2013 or 2014. (Books translated into English from other languages are eligible to be considered for BAS Publication Awards.)

(4) Nominated books must be received by April 24, 2015. At least 3 books in a category must be nominated for a prize to be awarded.

(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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