Christianity Today Book Awards

If you are interested in some of the best books of 2009 dealing with “evangelical life, thought, and mission” then you need to take a look at some of the winners of this year’s 2010 Christianity Today Book Awards.

Here are the winners in some of the categories that might interest some of the readers of “The Way of Improvement Leads Home.”

Biblical Studies: Gary A. Anderson, Sin: A History (Yale University Press)

Christianity and Culture: Christian Smith, Souls in Transition: The Religious and Spiritual Lives of Emerging Adults (Oxford University Press)

Fiction: Fyodor Dostoevsky (translated by Boris Jakim), Notes from the Underground (Eerdmans)

History/Biography: Peter J. Thuesen, Predestination: The American Career of a Contentious Doctrine (Oxford University Press)

Missions/Global Affairs: Mark A. Noll, The New Shape of World Christianity: How American Experience Reflects Global Faith (IVP)

Theology/Ethics: James K.A. Smith, Desiring the Kingdom: Worship, Worldview, and Cultural Formation (Baker Academic) AND Christopher J.H. Wright, The God I Don’t Understand: Reflections on Tough Questions of Faith (Zondervan)