The Bible and Culture

The Bible and Culture

October 2006 Archives

After the Foley Follies, The Catholic Temperature Rises

posted by Ben Witherington

Yet another case of a teen molested by a priest. Only this time it was a Republican in high public office who was molested as boy. The priest of course has been banned from ministerial duties but this hardly addresses […]

Meet the MacBears

posted by Ben Witherington

The answer to the question ‘What do aging NT profs do with their spare time?’ turns out to be– write fiction. Richard Bauckham is a long time good friend of mine from the U.K. and he has writtten a children’s […]

The Illusion of ‘The Prestige’

posted by Ben Witherington

Ever since I was small I have been fascinated by magic. No, not black magic and that sort of legerdermain. I mean magic tricks— the Harry Houdini kind of stuff. There are in fact three parts to any good magic […]

Christians Flee from Iraq to Moslem Countries

posted by Ben Witherington

The story is the same throughout the Middle East. Christians are caught between a rock and a hard place. In Israel they are caught between Moslems and Jews. In other countries they are caught between various Moslem groups, such as […]


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