I am so glad to reach out to you again after a long hiatus, caused by the unexpectedly complex conversion of our website to a new platform. We apologize to all who have missed access to our website and these regular updates. But now we are back! (www.Orbisbooks.com )
This return is well-timed to announce our record-breaking tally of 28 awards from the CATHOLIC MEDIA ASSOCIATION.
FIRST PLACE AWARD WINNERS--including our Fall 2021 catalogCatholic Social Teaching Gary Gardner's The Earth Cries Out:How Faith Communities Meet the Challenge of SustainabilityFaithful Citizenship Dorothy Day, On Pilgrimage: The SixtiesFaithful Citizenship Pope Francis's commentaries on The Gospel of LukeGerald Arbuckle, The Pandemic and the People of God (Future Church)
And there was more:
Alicia von Stamwitz, Ronald Rolheiser: Essential Spiritual Writings (in our Modern Spiritual Masters Series)
Jordan Denari Duffner, Islamophobia: What Christians Should Know (And Do) about Anti-Muslim Discrimination
Bishop Edward K. Braxton, The Church and the Racial Divide: Reflections of an African American Catholic BishopJanice McLaughlin, MM, The Color of the Skin Doesn’t Matter: A Missioner’s Tale of Faith and Politics in Africa
All this caps an extraordinary “awards season,” including:
THE ASSOCIATION OF CATHOLIC PUBLISHERS EXCELLENCE IN PUBLISHING AWARDS:
THE NAUTILUS AWARDS:
THE ILLUMINATION AWARDS
Gold Medal (Theology): Catherine Keller, Facing Apocalypse: Democracy, Climate Change, and Other Last Chances
THE IBMR TOP TEN TEN OUTSTANDING BOOKS IN MISSION
SPIRITUALITY & PRACTICE: TOP 50 SPIRITUALITY BOOKS OF THE YEAR
What else have you missed in this long pause from regular updates? We’ll catch up in my next message. Until then, so happy to be back!