2016 Arlin G. Meyer Prize in Nonfiction

Announcing the Winner 2016 Arlin G. Meyer Prize

The Arlin G. Meyer Prize is awarded biennially to a fulltime faculty member from a college or university in the Lilly Fellows Program National Network. Work that exemplifies the practice of the Christian artistic or scholarly vocation in relation to any pertinent subject matter or literary and artistic style will be considered. The prize will be awarded in different years for works of creative imagination and for works of scholarship. The 2016 Arlin G. Meyer Prize will reward the author of a work of academic nonfiction that emerges from his or her practice of the vocation of the Christian scholar, in accord with the principles and ideals of the Lilly Fellows Program.

The Prize honors Arlin G. Meyer, Professor Emeritus of English at Valparaiso University, who served as program director of the Lilly Fellows Program in Humanities and the Arts from its inception in 1991 until his retirement in 2002.

The Prize of $3000 was awarded at the Lilly Fellows Program National Conference at Augsburg College, October 14-16, 2016.


Winner of the 2016 Lilly Fellows Program Arlin G. Meyer Prize

 

 

                      






Visual Arts in the Worshiping Church
By Lisa J. DeBoer
Professor of Art, Westmont College

Eerdmans, 2016
ISBN: 978-0802869517
Softcover: $24.00

 


Finalists 

                                  

Fundamental Theology: A Protestant           God and Moral Obligation                        The Slain God: Anthropologists 
Perspective                                                   By C. Stephen Evans                                  the Christian Faith
By Matthew L. Becker                                   University Professor, Baylor University    By Timothy Larsen
Professor of Theology                                  Oxford University Press, 2014                  Carolyn and Fred McManis
Valparaiso University                                    ISBN: 978-0198715375                              Prof. of Christian Thought
Bloomsbury T&T Clark                                 Softcover: $45.00                                       Wheaton College (IL)
ISBN: 978-0567568335                                                                                                    ISBN: 978-0199657872
Softcover: $39.95                                                                                                            Softcover: 29.95


A list of past winners and finalists may be found here.
A Copy of the Winner Announcement can be downloaded here.

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