Book of the Year

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

RUNNER-UP: The Gospel According to Jesus, by John F. MacArthur, Jr. (Zondervan)

Biography and History

FIRST PLACE (TIE): Dr. Dobson, by Rolf Zettersten (Word)

Great Leaders of the Christian Church, edited by John Woodbridge (Moody)

RUNNER-UP: Guardians of the Great Commission, by Ruth Tucker (Zondervan)

Christian Living and Spirituality

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

RUNNER-UP: The Spirit of the Disciplines, by Dallas Willard (Harper & Row)

Commentaries

FIRST PLACE: Hard Sayings of the Old Testament, by Walter Kaiser (InterVarsity)

RUNNER-UP: The Bible Exposition Commentary, by Warren Wiersbe (Victor)

Contemporary Issues

FIRST PLACE: Against the Night, by Charles Colson (Servant)

RUNNER-UP (TIE): Confronting the New Age, by Douglas Groothuis (InterVarsity)

Understanding the New Age, by Russell Chandler (Word)

Fiction

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

RUNNER-UP: A Requiem for Love, by Calvin Miller (Word)

Reference and Textbooks

FIRST PLACE: Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible, edited by Walter Elwell (Baker)

RUNNER-UP: Dictionary of Pentecostal and Charismatic Movements, edited by Stanley Burgess and Gary McGee (Zondervan)

Theology and Doctrine

FIRST PLACE: The Gospel According to Jesus, by John F. MacArthur, Jr. (Zondervan)

RUNNER-UP: The Canon of Scripture, by F. F. Bruce (InterVarsity)

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