The Bible and Culture

The Bible and Culture

July 2006 Archives

VICE VERSUS VIRTUE—FROM METROPOLIS TO MIAMI

posted by Ben Witherington

We seem to like our myths about the battle between good and evil relatively clear cut, but we also like our heroes vulnerable, sometimes even indulging in various sorts of guilty pleasures, while supposedly being ‘at heart good persons’. ‘Superman […]

The Conquest of Faith and the Climax of History

posted by Ben Witherington

The Conquest of Faith and the Climax of History– Heb. 12. 1-4, 18-29Delivered at St. Salvator’s Church St. Andrews Scotland July 21 2006 for the Hebrews Conference In 1993 I managed to run the Boston Marathon— yes all 26 miles […]

Bonny St. Andrews

posted by Ben Witherington

The third oldest university in the United Kingdom is St. Andrews University, with 5,000 undergrads today and numerous grad students. The town itself is a little seaside village on the west coast of Scotland, and let me tell you— the […]

The Life of the Mind–Fragile but Fertile

posted by Ben Witherington

The life of the mind is fragile. I have been constantly reminded of this from my time in academia. I have seen one academic after another fall prey to chronic fatique, and I learned only the other day from a […]


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