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Seminary publications, communications receives seven ACP awards

Concordia Seminary, St. Louis [1] received seven awards [2] from the Associated Church Press (ACP) [3] during the organization’s recent annual awards banquet in St. Louis.

The ACP, the nation’s oldest interdenominational religious press association, presented the awards April 22 during its 100th anniversary conference. The awards were given in recognition of exceptional content produced by Concordia Journal [4] and Concordia Seminary magazine [5], and by the Communications/Creative Services department in 2015.

Concordia Journal, the Seminary’s quarterly theological journal, received a third place Honorable Mention in the category of “Best in Class” for print journals. Named on the award are Executive Editor Dr. Charles Arand, Editor Rev. Travis Scholl, Assistant Editor Melanie Appelbaum and Graphic Designer Michelle Meier.

A first place Award of Excellence went to Concordia Journal in the “Theological or Scholarly Article (All Media)” category for Dr. Leopoldo Sánchez M.’s article, “Can Anything Good Come Out of ___________? Come and See!: Faithful Witness in Marginality and Hospitality.” [6]

“Theology that speaks (and listens) to church and world is always a vital conversation, never ivory tower,” Scholl said. “Professor Sanchez’s article, and Concordia Seminary publications as a whole, speak to that fact. It is a joy to take part in the conversation.”

Concordia Seminary magazine received three awards that included: