Australian Christian Book of the Year – Shortlist 2012

2012 Australian Christian Book of the year SHORT LIST

The following books have been short-listed for the 2012 Australian Christian Book of the Year Award:

A Short History of Christianity, Geoffrey Blainey, Penguin Books.

Apologetic Preaching and Teaching for the Church and the Marketplace, Ross Clifford, Morling Press.

Colour Worms, Shan Joseph, Growing Faith.

Gumbuli of Ngukurr, Murray Seiffert, Acorn Press.

Love Tears and Autism, Cecily Patterson, Ark House Press.

Teen Talk Parent Talk, Sharon Witt, Collective Wisdom Publications.

The Zoo In You, Cameron Semmens, Crooked Nose Wisdom.

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Join us at the awards presentation
The 2012 Australian Christian Book of the Year will be announced and prizes awarded at a presentation ceremony on Thursday 16 August at St Alfred’s Anglican Church, North Blackburn, Victoria. 7:30 pm for 8:00 pm start. Tickets are $20, call us on 1300 137 725 to book your seat today.

This year’s judges

Alex Crawford holds degrees in arts, law and theology. He is a practising barrister in Brisbane. Outside the law, he is interested in books, music and seeing the Brisbane Lions win. Alex is married to Penny. They have three adult children and attend St Mark’s Anglican Church, Clayfield. He is the secretary of the Mathew Hale Public Library based in Brisbane. Chantelle Ogilvie-Ellis is Justice and Peace Promoter for the Catholic Archdioceses of Sydney. Chantelle has a BA (Media and Communications) and a Graduate Certificate in Interfaith Dialogue and is completing a masters degree in theology. Chantelle has worked in youth and social justice ministry and has taught and tutored theology at a number of Catholic institutions. She enjoys art, reading, travel, and time with her husband, Evan. Mark Conner is the Senior Minister at CityLife Church, a diverse community of Christ-followers meeting in multiple locations across Melbourne. He has a Doctor of Ministry degree from Fuller Theological Seminary and is passionate about seeing people change and grow. Mark is married to Nicole and they have three young adult children. He loves basketball, music, reading and cooking for the family. He is an avid Geelong Cats supporter.

Read about the shortlist and winner from 2011!

See also, Non-Christian is a Christian book prize contender


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