Essay Prize 2020
invites entries for our Essay Prize from those serving in, or information for,
the leadership and ministry of Baptist churches. We would like an essay of 2500
words on a topic and title of the entrant’s choice that fits into one of the following categories:
Baptist History and Principles
Theology or Practical Theology
We are looking for
clear writing and argument, and creative engagement with our Baptist life. The prize will be £250.00 and the winning
essay (and any highly commended contributions) will be published in bmj.
encourage entries from those in the early years of their (Baptist) ministries, which
includes MiTs and those who are not in accredited or recognised leadership
Closing date: 30 March 2020
Entries should be
submitted electronically, double spaced
and fully referenced, using endnotes, not footnotes, to the editor at firstname.lastname@example.org, including details of your name, address,
church, role, and stage of ministry.
Judges will be
drawn from the Editorial Board of bmj and subject-appropriate academic
Baptist colleagues. We reserve the right not to award a prize if the entries
are unsuitable, of an inadequate standard for bmj, or do not meet the criteria.
Please share this
competition with colleagues to whom it might be of interest.
Contact the editor
if you have any queries.