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Australian Christian Book of the Year 2016 shortlist announced

The 2016 Australian Christian Book of the Year shortlist has been announced.

The shortlisted titles are:

  • Post-God Nation: How Religion Fell Off the Radar in Australia and What Might be Done to Get It Back On (Roy Williams, ABC Books)
  • Child Arise! The Courage to Stand (Jane N Dowling, David Lovell Publishing)
  • Press Zechariah: The Lord Returns (Michael R Stead, Aquila Press)
  • Trumped by Grace (Peter Stiles, Poetica Christi Press)
  • They Conspire against Your People: The European Churches and the Holocaust (Colin Barnes
    King’s Divinity Press)
  • Resilient (Sheridan Voysey, Discovery House)
  • Leon Morris (Neil Bach, Authentic Media)
  • The Anonymous Leader (Ralph Mayhew, Michael Hanrahan)
  • Maralinga’s Long Shadow (Christobel Mattingley, A&U)
  • Understanding Jesus and Muhammad: What the Ancient Texts Say about Them (Bernie Power, Acorn Press).

The award, worth $2500, is presented annually by SparkLit, formerly known as the Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge Australia. Last year’s award was presented to Captains of the Soul: A History of Australian Army Chaplains by Michael Gladwin (Big Sky Publishing).

The Australian Christian Book of the Year, Young Australian Christian Writer and Teen Writer awards will be announced in Melbourne on 18 August.


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