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June 2008 Archives

PAGAN CHRISTIANTY: by George Barna and Frank Viola

posted by Ben Witherington

PAGAN CHRISTIANTY: by George Barna and Frank Viola PART ONE OF THE REVIEW First a word of disclaimer. I know Frank Viola, indeed for some years he has asked me loads of good and telling questions via email. I did […]


posted by Ben Witherington

First I have a confession. I am a sucker for anything Pixar does. It’s almost gotten to the point where I feel like they can do little wrong. I’d go watch their version of a chewing tobacco or mortuary commercial. […]

Bishop Wright visits Stephen Colbert

posted by Ben Witherington

My friend and colleague Bishop Wright has boldly gone where angels fear to tred— onto the Comedy Central Show– The Stephen Colbert Report— You’ll enjoy this one, and notice the reaction of the crowd. or try this— + June […]


posted by Ben Witherington

Here below you will find advance notice about our upcoming tour in May of 2009. Let me tell you now this tour is top drawer. You get two good meals a day, good hotels, airfare is included as are entrance […]

Previous Posts

The John Wesley Fellows Meeting at Candler---- The Senior Fellows
The John Wesley Fellowship began in 1977, with Steve Harper and yours truly being two of the first John Wesley Fellows chosen.  I have told the story of Ed Robb and AFTE  this past Fall on the blog so I will not repeat it.   Here are some of the senior fellows attending the meeting.

posted 5:46:30am Jan. 11, 2011 | read full post »

Guns and Religion--- Enough is Quite Enough
I was sitting at the traffic light when a pickup pulled up next to me.  On the back of the cab window was a bumper sticker saying 'Guns and religion. Now more than ever.'   Then I found the picture you see above, and then this one below......   My response to this nonsense above

posted 7:05:08pm Jan. 10, 2011 | read full post »

Revival 2011--- At My Home Church in Charlotte

posted 9:58:02am Jan. 10, 2011 | read full post »

The John Wesley Fellows Meeting at Candler---- The Art of Theology
The John Wesley Fellows meeting this January was held in Atlanta at Candler School of Theology, and its Dean,  Dean Love is a collector of art for the seminary, with some 50 or so paintings now gracing the walls of their beautiful new seminary building.  The art of choice comes from a West

posted 5:30:50am Jan. 10, 2011 | read full post »

Ancient Readers and Manuscripts--- William A. Johnson's Take
  In the American world of bigger is better (and more erudite) it is refreshing to find a smallish book  (207 pages of text, including some pictures)  that makes its points in detail with full primary source documentation and then resists the tendency to be verbose or erudite for all

posted 9:30:59am Jan. 07, 2011 | read full post »

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