Congratulations to the award-winning books of 2005! We're honored to see these IVP books recognized by the media, bloggers, and general readers.

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Christ, Baptism and the Lord's Supper

Recovering the Sacraments for Evangelical Worship

by Leonard J. Vander Zee

Leonard J. Vander Zee makes a compelling connection between Baptism and the Lord's Supper and the continuing ministry of Jesus Christ, the incarnate Word of God.


Invitation to Solitude and Silence

Experiencing God's Transforming Presence

Transforming Resources

by Ruth Haley Barton
Foreword by Dallas Willard

Much of our faith and practice is about words—preaching, teaching, talking with others. Yet all of these words are not enough to take us into the real presence of God. This book is an invitation to meet God deeply and fully through solitude and silence. This expanded edition includes a guide for groups to use for both discussion and practice.


New Testament Theology

Many Witnesses, One Gospel

by I. Howard Marshall

I.Howard Marshall's New Testament theology guides students with its clarity and its comprehensive vision, delights teachers with its sterling summaries and perceptive panoramas, and rewards expositors with a fund of insights for preaching.


Serious Times

Making Your Life Matter in an Urgent Day

by James Emery White

Does your life matter? How can you make a difference? James Emery White shows how you can live a life of significance at the front lines of what God is doing in the world today.


The Soul Tells a Story

Engaging Creativity with Spirituality in the Writing Life

by Vinita Hampton Wright

Vinita Hampton Wright leads you through the process and practice of integrating the worlds of Christian spirituality and creativity.