The Bible and Culture

The Bible and Culture

January 2006 Archives

Take up Your Cross and Follow Kanye West, the Hip Hop Jesus?

posted by Ben Witherington

You can see the cover for yourself. There on the front of Rolling Stone is Kanye West, which is no surprise since he is a hip hop/rap superstar, but he is wearing a crown of thorns and spattered blood. According […]

The Age of Impatience and the Lust for Certainity

posted by Ben Witherington

I have said in another connection that God reveals enough of the future to give us hope, but not so much that we do not need to exercise faith. I think this truth should be applied liberally when we are […]

HOW TO STOP THE CYCLE OF VIOLENCE—”THE END OF THE SPEAR”

posted by Ben Witherington

The story of the Waodani has been told many times now, but we now have a movie “The End of the Spear” put together by Every Tribe Entertainment to remind us of the story. It is a long time since […]

If Only

posted by Ben Witherington

I I would have dressed up,Only it was too much trouble. I would have gone out,Only it cost too much. I would have driven,Only travel’s dangerous. I would have eaten,Only I weigh too much. I would have danced,Only I didn’t […]


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