RefoRC Book Award 2021, Call for Submissions

02 November 2020

We are accepting submissions for the RefoRC Book Award 2021. Submissions are welcome by February 1, 2021.


  • The content of the book is related to Early Modern Christianity (1400-1700).
  • Publications are written in English, French or German.
  • Books should be written by a single author and should be published in the calendar year preceding the award year.

Criteria for Selection

  • Originality of topic and research.
  • Methodological and literary quality.
  • Presentation of new insights.
  • Academic and social relevance.


Publishers or authors are invited to send three hard copies of the book to Prof. Dr. Herman J. Selderhuis, c/o Theological University of Apeldoorn, Wilhelminapark 4, 7316 BT Apeldoorn, the Netherlands, before February 1, 2021. The books will be distributed among the three members of the RefoRC prize committee. For further inquiries, you may contact Herman J. Selderhuis.


  • Prize winning publications are chosen by the Board of RefoRC.
  • Individual RefoRC Board members do not decide on publications of academics affiliated with the same institution as they are affiliated with.
  • The decision of the Board of RefoRC is final and no correspondence discussing the decision will be entered into.

Prize RefoRC Book Award 2021

The author of the selected book will receive € 1000 and a certificate.

Winner Announcements RefoRC Book Award 2021

At the Tenth Annual RefoRC Conference 2021, May 6-8, 2021 in Budapest.