The Bible and Culture

The Bible and Culture

April 2008 Archives

The Odyssey and the Iliad– Riding the Orient Express

posted by Ben Witherington

When I was growing up I used to love to read both Marvel Comics and Mad Magazine. They were a source of no little enjoyment and fun. I remember a particular edition of Mad Magazine where they parodied the Odyssey […]

The Rise of the Young Reformed Enthusiasts

posted by Ben Witherington

Tom McCall, a TEDS graduate has recently given an interesting talk about the resurgence of Calvinism amongst the young, including young scholars.What is especially interesting about it, is he gives it from an Arminian or Methodist perspective, and it is […]

On Choosing a Translation

posted by Ben Witherington

Please find here a link to a lecture I have given at Asbury on how to choose a proper Bible translation for you. You will find similar guidance in a chapter in my book The Living Word of God. This […]

Decisions on Earth Ratified in Heaven- the Opposite of Predestination

posted by Ben Witherington

One of the more interesting sayings of Jesus with equally interesting theological implications is found in Mt. 18.18–” I tell you whatever you (i.e. Peter and the gang) bind on earth will be bound in heaven, and whatever you loose […]


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