Publications written or edited by faculty members from the School of Theology and Ministry and the Theology Department are recipients of 2019 Catholic Press Association Book Awards, including two first-place honors. The Paulist Biblical Commentary (Paulist Press) received a first place award in the Scripture: Academic Studies category. School of Theology and Ministry Dean Thomas D. Stegman, S.J., and STM Professor Emeritus Richard J. Clifford, S.J., are two of the volume’s co-editors. Also earning first place honors was By What Authority? Revised and Expanded Edition (Liturgical Press) by Joseph Professor of Catholic Systematic Theology Richard Gaillardetz, winning in the Pastoral Ministry: Parish Life category. Others receiving recognition were: STM Associate Professor of the Practice Theresa O’Keefe‘s book Navigating toward Adulthood: A Theology of Ministry with Adolescents (Paulist Press) [second place in the Pastoral Ministry: Catechetical category] and Knowing Christ Crucified: The Witness of African American Religious Experience (Orbis Books) by Emeritus Professor of Theology M. Shawn Copeland [third place in Theology: Morality, Ethics, Christology, Mariology, and Redemption]. More from BC News.