Tuesday, July 15, 2008

Top Book Awards

It’s a first for the Christian publishing industry. The book of the year is an audio Bible. The Evangelical Christian Publishers Association says The Word of Promise, published by Thomas Nelson, earned the top honor. The audio book features New Testament as read by performers like Jim Caviezel. He speak the words of Jesus, the role he played in Mel Gibson's film The Passion of the Christ. Other Hollywood stars involved in the project include Lou Gossett Jr. as apostle John, Lou Diamond Phillips as Mark and Luke Perry as Judas.

Here are some of the other winners:

Bible: Discover God Study Bible

Bible Reference & Study: An Old Testament Theology - Bruce K. Waltke

Children & Youth: Teen Virtue: Confidential - Vicki Courtney

Christian Life: When the Game is Over, It All Goes Back in the Box - John Ortberg,

Fiction: In Search of Eden - Linda Nichols

Inspiration & Gift: Step into the Bible - Ruth Graham

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