The Bible and Culture

The Bible and Culture

January 2008 Archives

‘No Country for Old Men’– Is No Movie for the Faint of Heart

posted by Ben Witherington

Movies about psychopathic killers ‘with rules and principles’ are not the usual fare of Oscar nominations, at least not for best picture, but ‘No Country for Old Men’ is an exception to most rules for sure. This movie has been […]

More Talpiot Tomb Stories

posted by Ben Witherington

Not surprisingly the Jerusalem Post, (which btw made several mistakes in reporting the recent conference in Jerusalem sponsored by Princeton), has now published a further series of articles saying that Ultra Orthodox Jews (the heredi council) are unlikely to agree […]

Babies Sweet enough to Eat

posted by Ben Witherington

My Florida cousins sent me these pictures. Believe it or not, there is a woman who makes marzipan babies– yes babies made out of frosting! And here are the pictures to prove it. This woman has some serious talent. Having […]

The Life of an Airhead– Those who Spend Too Much Time in the Air

posted by Ben Witherington

You know you spend too much time in airplanes and airports when: 1) The TSA people at your home airport know you by name 2) The ticket counter people from all the airlines know you by name 3) The stewardesses […]


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