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Christianity Today call for “CT Book Award” nominations

Call for 2020 Book Award Nominations

CAROL STREAM, Ill., June 5, 2019 — Christianity Today is calling for submissions for the 2020 Christianity Today Book Awards. The CT Book Awards, along with our “Beautiful Orthodoxy” Book of the Year, will be announced in December at Winners will be featured prominently in the January/February 2020 issue of CT and widely promoted in CT newsletters and on the site. Publishers of the winning books will have the opportunity to participate in a promotions organized by CT’s marketing team.

Awards Categories:

  1. Apologetics/Evangelism
  2. Biblical Studies
  3. Children & Youth
  4. Christian Living/Discipleship
  5. The Church/Pastoral Leadership
  6. Culture and the Arts
  7. Fiction
  8. History/Biography
  9. Missions/The Global Church
  10. Politics and Public Life
  11. Spiritual Formation
  12. Theology/Ethics
  13. CT Women*
  14. CT’s “Beautiful Orthodoxy” Book of the Year*

*CT Women and Beautiful Orthodoxy are special add-on categories. Books nominated in these categories must have first been nominated in one of the other main categories. (They will be eligible to win more than once.) The add-on fee is $20 for either CT Women or Beautiful Orthodoxy, or $40 for both.

To be eligible for nomination, a book must be published between November 1, 2018 and October 31, 2019. CT is looking for scholarly and popular-level works, and everything in between. A diverse panel of scholars, pastors, and other informed readers will evaluate the books. Detailed instructions for how to submit your nomination can be found online at

Deadline:  The deadline for submitting nominations is Wednesday, August 7, 2019.

Send nomination form, book(s), and entry fee to:
Becky Custer
Christianity Today Book Awards
465 Gundersen Drive
Carol Stream, IL 60188

Christianity Today is a nonprofit, global media ministry centered on Beautiful Orthodoxy-strengthening the church by richly communicating the breadth of the true, good, and beautiful gospel. Reaching over five million people monthly with various digital and print resources, the ministry equips Christians to renew their minds, serve the church, and create culture to the glory of God.

Contact: Leanne Snavely, 630-260-6200 ext 7214