Finalists for Best Books in Biblical Theology in 2019

The Biblical Foundations Book Award

The Center for Biblical Studies is pleased to announce the following finalists for best books in Biblical Theology and Reference in 2019 for the Biblical Foundations Book Award (listed in no particular order).

You can read the original announcement of the Biblical Foundations Book Award, which includes the list of distinguished jurors and participating publishers, here. The winners in each category (Old Testament, New Testament, and Biblical Theology) will be announced on February 20 and the Biblical Foundations Book of the Year will be announced on February 24. We congratulate each of the authors for their outstanding work.


The Kingdom of God: A Biblical Theology (Biblical Theology for Life)
By Nicholas Perrin
Published by Zondervan Academic

God’s Glory Revealed in Christ: Essays in Honor of Thomas R. Schreiner
Edited by Denny Burk, James M. Hamilton Jr., and Brian Vickers
Published by B&H Academic

All Things New: Revelation as Canonical Capstone (New Studies in Biblical Theology)
By Brian J. Tabb
Published by IVP Academic

From Adam and Israel to the Church: A Biblical Theology of the People of God (Essential Studies in Biblical Theology)
By Benjamin L. Gladd
Published by IVP Academic

Following Jesus Christ: The New Testament Message of Discipleship for Today
Edited by John K. Goodrich and Mark L. Strauss
Published by Kregel Academic

Demons and Spirits in Biblical Theology: Reading the Biblical Text in Its Cultural Context
By John H. Walton and J. Harvey Walton
Published by Cascade Books

Methodology in the Use of the Old Testament in the New: Context and Criteria (The Library of New Testament Studies)
Edited by David Allen and Steve Smith
Published by T&T Clark

God’s Relational Presence: The Cohesive Center of Biblical Theology
By J. Scott Duvall and J. Daniel Hays
Published by Baker Academic

Biblical Theology: The Convergence of the Canon
By Ben Witherington III
Published by Cambridge University Press

Including the Stranger: Foreigners in the Former Prophets (New Studies in Biblical Theology)
By David G. Firth
Published by IVP Academic


The Reception of Jesus in the First Three Centuries
Edited by Chris Keith, Helen K. Bond, Christine Jacobi, and Jens Schröter
Published by T&T Clark

T&T Clark Encyclopedia of Second Temple Judaism
Edited by Daniel M. Gurtner and Loren T. Stuckenbruck
Published by T&T Clark

A Handbook on the Jewish Roots of the Christian Faith
Edited by Craig A. Evans and David Mishkin
Published by Hendrickson

Lexham Geographic Commentary on Acts through Revelation
Edited by Barry Beitzel
Published by Lexham Press

Hebrews (Exegetical Guide to the Greek New Testament)
By Dana M. Harris
Published by B&H Academic


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