Concordia Journal Garners Awards

The Associated Church Press (ACP) announced the winners of the 2012 Best of the Christian Press Awards at its conference in Indianapolis, Ind., on April 4. Concordia Journal, Concordia Seminary’s quarterly theological publication, is an official member of ACP and it won two awards this year. Concordiatheology.org also won a significant award.

Award of Excellence (1st place) — Publication Website

www.concordiatheology.org – Jeffrey Kloha, executive editor; Travis Scholl, editor; Ken Kogler, technology; Dale Ward & Shannon Wiseman, video production

Honorable Mention — Best in Class: Journal

Concordia Journal, Dale A. Meyer (President, Concordia Seminary), publisher; Jeffrey Kloha, executive editor; Travis Scholl, editor; Melanie Appelbaum, editorial assistant; Jayna Rollings, graphic designer

Honorable Mention — Theological Reflection: Long-Format

Concordia Journal for “From the Margins to the Table: An Anglo Lutheran’s Journey into North American Hispanic-Latino Theologies” by Douglas R. Groll

“We are honored by this recognition, but it’s not the first,” commented Dr. Dale A. Meyer, president of Concordia Seminary. “Many theologically-minded people are increasingly recognizing the Concordia Journal’s and concordiatheology.org’s depth with practical relevance. We’re eagerly working on future projects!”

Both Concordia Journal and www.concordiatheology.org provide theological resources to inspire the vigorous life of the mind in service to the Gospel. Issued quarterly by the faculty of Concordia Seminary, St. Louis, Missouri, the Concordia Journal is the successor of Lehre und Wehre (1855-1929), begun by C. F. W. Walther, a founder of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod. Lehre und Wehre was absorbed by the Concordia Theological Monthly (1930-1972) which was also published by the faculty of Concordia Seminary as the official theological periodical of the Synod. Archives of the Concordia Journal may be accessed on www.concordiatheology.org.

To subscribe to Concordia Journal, contact Melanie Appelbaum at cj@csl.edu or 314-505-7117.

The oldest interdenominational religious press association in North America, the Associated Church Press, founded in 1916, is an international community of communication professionals brought together by faithfulness to their craft and by a common task of reflecting, describing, and supporting the life of faith and the Christian community. For more information, visit www.theacp.org.

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