Biography and History

FIRST PLACE (TIE): Christian Doctrine and Modern Culture (Since 1700), by Jaroslav Pelikan (University of Chicago)

Altered Landscapes, edited by David Lotz (Eerdmans)

RUNNER-UP: Great Leaders of the Christian Church, edited by John Woodbridge (Moody)

Christian Living and Spirituality

FIRST PLACE (TIE): Disappointment with God, by Philip Yancey (Zondervan)

In the Name of Jesus, by Henri Nouwen (Crossroad)

RUNNER-UP: Answering God, by Eugene Peterson (Harper & Row)

Commentaries

FIRST PLACE: The Book of Ruth, by Robert Hubbard, Jr. (Eerdmans)

RUNNER-UP: Romans 1–8, by James Dunn (Word)

1 & 2 Samuel, by Joyce Baldwin (InterVarsity)

Philippians, by Moisés Silva (Moody)

Contemporary Issues

FIRST PLACE: Battered into Submission, by James and Phyllis Alsdurf (InterVarsity Press)

RUNNER-UP: Euthanasia, by Ed Larson and Beth Spring (Multnomah)

Fiction

FIRST PLACE: Piercing the Darkness, by Frank Peretti (Crossway)

RUNNER-UP: The Furniture of Heaven, by Mike Mason (Harold Shaw)

Reference and Textbooks

FIRST PLACE: Dictionary of Pentecostal and Charismatic Movements, edited by Stanley Burgess and Gary McGee (Zondervan)

RUNNER-UP: Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible, edited by Walter Elwell (Baker)

Theology and Doctrine

FIRST PLACE: The Canon of Scripture, by F. F. Bruce (InterVarsity)

RUNNER-UP: Theology of the Reformers, by Timothy George (Broadman)

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