Congratulations to Elizabeth Dias, Time; Daniel Burke, CNN; and David Ovalle, Miami Herald for winning the 2015 Best In-Depth Reporting on Religion Award.
The AAR Committee on the Public Understanding of Religion is pleased to announce Ziba Mir-Hosseini is the recipient of the 2015 Marty Award.
June issue: Special tribute to Marcus J. Borg (1942–2015), thought-provoking articles and reviews, and a roundtable on climate destabilization and the study of religion.
Apply today for a 2015–2016 individual or collaborative research grant of up to $5000. The online submission system is open. Deadline: August 1, 2015.
The AAR Nominations Committee is pleased to announce that the Vice President, Program Unit Director, and one At-Large Director positions are up for election in 2016. Deadline for nominations: September 1, 2015.
The 2015–2016 AAR Collaborative International Research Grants online submission system is open! Awards range from $500 to $5000. Deadline: October 1, 2015.
The AAR Teaching and Learning Committee encourages and solicits nominations for the 2016 Excellence in Teaching Award. The deadline for nominations is October 15, 2015.
Books and Major Publications:
Davina Lopez, Eckerd College
De-Introducing the New Testament: Texts, Worlds, Methods, Stories
Grace Ji-Sun Kim, Earlham School of Religion
Christian Doctrines for Global Gender Justice
James Ernest, Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing
Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Co. has announced that James D. Ernest will be its next Editor-in-Chief.
Awards and Accomplishments:
Matthias Beier, Christian Theological Seminary
Named a Tutu Fellow by the Desmond Tutu Center for Peace, Reconciliation, and Global Justice.