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Distinguished Book Award

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The Distinguished Book Award was established To recognize the most outstanding book published by a member or members of the SSSR (Society for the Scientific Study of Religion) within the past two years.



Value

The award will be presented at the annual meeting. It includes a plaque and $1000.

Conditions

Qualifications:

1.
A book may be nominated by its publisher, its author, or any other SSSR member deeming it to be of outstanding quality.
2.
Studies solely in the physical sciences tend to receive lower priority.

Procedures:

1.
The chair of the committee must be notified of the book’s nomination by April 1.
2.
A copy of the book must be sent to EACH member of the committee, listed below, by April 15. Mailing is the responsibility of the publisher and author.

Criteria:

1.
The committee will judge each book’s quality of scholarship, importance to the field, and relevance to the larger society.
2.
Any book involving some aspect of the scientific study of religion is eligible.

Address

Joseph B. Tamney, tamneyj@aol.com
Life Cycle Institute
Catholic University of America
620 Michigan Ave. NE
Washington DC 20064

Peter Kivisto
Department of Sociology
639 38th Street
Augustana College
Rock Island, IL 61201

Chris Ellison
Department of Sociology
1 University Station—A1700
The University of Texas at Austin
Austin, TX 78712-1088
Elfriede Wedam
7352 S. Coles Ave.

URL

http://www.sssrweb.org/awards.cfm#DBA
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