You Are What You Love Is One of the Most Honored Books of 2016

You Are What You Love by James K.A. Smith, published by Brazos Press, has added two more prestigious awards to its collection of honors: the 2017 Book Award from The Martin Institute and Dallas Willard Center (MIDWC); and the Grace Irwin Award, Canada’s largest literary prize for Christian Writers, celebrating the best book published in 2016.

These two awards now solidify You Are What Love as one of the most recognized and honored books of 2016. These include:

Starred Review – Publisher’s Weekly
2017 Grace Irwin Award – The Word Guild
Christianity Today’s 2017 Book of the Year – Beautiful Orthodoxy – Award of Merit
Christianity Today’s 2017 Book of the Year – Spiritual Formation – Award of Merit
Dallas Willard Center for Christian Spiritual Formation – 2017 Book Award Winner
Outreach magazine 2017 resources of the year – Recommended Title
Christian Book Award – 2017 Finalist
Academy of Parish Clergy - Top Ten Books for Parish Ministry published in 2016

James K. A. Smith (PhD, Villanova University) is professor of philosophy at Calvin College in Grand Rapids, Michigan, where he also holds the Gary and Henrietta Byker Chair in Applied Reformed Theology and Worldview. He is the editor of Comment magazine. Smith has authored or edited many books, including Imagining the Kingdom, Who’s Afraid of Relativism?, and the Christianity Today Book Award winners Desiring the Kingdom (over 30,000 copies sold) and Who’s Afraid of Postmodernism? He is also editor of the well-received The Church and Postmodern Culture series.

You Are What You Love by James K.A. Smith (Brazos Press; ISBN 9781587433801; ebook ISBN 9781493403660; $19.99)

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