Winner of the Cundhill Prize in History for 'A History of Christianity: The First Three Thousand Years' (2010)
Winner of the Whitbread Biography, Duff Cooper and James Tait Black Prizes for 'Thomas Cranmer: A Life' (1996)
Winner of the British Academy Prize for 'Reformation: Europe's House Divided' (2003)
Winner of the 2005 Non-Fiction Award from the National Book Critics Circle of the USA for 'The Reformation: A History' (US version of' Reformation')
Professor MacCulloch was the presenter of an acclaimed BBC2/BBC4 series "The History of Christianity - the first 3,000 years", first broadcast in 2009, which won the Radio Times Listeners' Award in 2010.