Christianity Today again fared well at the annual Evangelical Press Association (EPA) Higher Goal Awards, announced this week in Atlanta, receiving first place awards in four categories.

Sister publication Books & Culture did even better, winning 11 awards—far more than any other publication—including an Award of Merit in the General Magazine category.

The EPA Higher Goals honors recognize achievements in 27 writing, design, and photography categories. 110 publications submitted 892 entries in this year's contest. Christianity Today placed in the top five in nine categories and finished first in biblical exposition, editorial, personality article, and typography and lettering categories.

Christianity Today Executive Editor Timothy George, who is also dean of Beeson Divinity School at Samford University, placed first in the biblical exposition category for his February cover story, "Is the God of Muhammad the Father of Jesus?" Howard Hendricks, called the article (which is now a book) an "excellent treatment of a delicate subject."

Douglas LeBlanc's January editorial criticizing pundits' overuse of the term fundamentalist won in the editorial category. "LeBlanc selected a very timely subject, which might have escaped others because, after all, it's just a semantics issue. But this time, as he shows, the semantics are crucial to the ideas," Russ Pulliam, associate editor and columnist for the Indianapolis Star, said of "A Secularist Jihad." "It is very wise for him, and the magazine, to pay attention to this kind of detail because God cares about words and picks them carefully for the Scriptures."

CT Editor at Large Ed Gilbreath won the personality article category with his February profile of Jesse Jackson. "I found this to be ...

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