The Bible and Culture

The Bible and Culture

August 2006 Archives

How to Succeed in Ministry– Pauline Clues

posted by Ben Witherington

John Chrysostom, in reflecting on Paul’s approach to ministry says this: “For Paul’s work found its source in power, mighty power, power that surpassed mere human diligence. For Paul brought three qualifications to the preaching of the word: a fervent […]

‘Little Miss Sunshine’

posted by Ben Witherington

‘Little Miss Sunshine’ is not your ordinary everyday movie. To be sure it is a road flick about a family’s journey to the Little Miss Sunshine pageant in California. And what a family it is as well! You have Alan […]

51% of all Persons in Seminary are Women

posted by Ben Witherington

There is an interesting article in the NY Times this morning on women clergy in both largely white and largely black denominations. One of the more interesting parts of the survey is that it points out that 51% of all […]

The Origins of the English Bible

posted by Ben Witherington

Without question, after the Latin Vulgate, no vernacular translation of the Bible has had more impact on Christian life and culture in general than the King James Version. What is seldom noted with the King James Version is busy being […]


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