The Bible and Culture

The Bible and Culture

February 2006 Archives

A Preview of What’s Next

posted by Ben Witherington

Coming off my sabbatical, I am now back to being buried teaching Johannine Literature, Exegesis of Romans and NT Theology and doing the usual seminary stuff. Some of you have asked as to what is coming next on the publishing […]

Literal Renderings of Texts of Contention– 1 Tim. 2.8-15

posted by Ben Witherington

1 Tim. 2.8-15 “I wish then men to pray in all places, lifting up holy hands without anger and argument, and likewise women in tasteful dress with modesty and sobriety adorning themselves not with plaited hair with gold or pearls […]

A Sample of More Literal Translations

posted by Ben Witherington

Here below are some sample more literal translations of key verses in Romans. What makes them more literal is that issues like whether a phrase involves an objective or subjective genitive (such as the phrase ‘the faith/faihtfulness of Christ’) is […]

Going to the dogs at “Eight Below”

posted by Ben Witherington

Jerry Shepherd is a ‘dogman’ at the Antarctica outpost of the National Science Federation. The year is 1993 and winter is coming on as it is late January, and of course the seasons are the reverse of what they are […]


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