The Bible and Culture

The Bible and Culture

July 2008 Archives

Jesus as the Unifier of the Bible

posted by Ben Witherington

I am reading a manuscript by Phillip King entitled The Bible is for Living, in which the following comment struck me— “the New Testament is not necessarily a commentary on the OldTestament, that is to say, Jesus is not to […]

Ephesos at Night

posted by Ben Witherington

Tunc Tezel, a native of Turkey, is an amateur astronomer and photographer. I love his picture of Ephesos at night, taken as one looks up Curetes Street near Hadrian’s little temple he built. Thanks to Tim Collins for putting me […]

Obama a Muslim? Not a Chance

posted by Ben Witherington

One of the most frequent emails I have had sent to me since the primaries were over by worried Christians is the one which claims that Barack Obama is a closet Muslim, based on the fact that he had a […]

SHACKING UP WITH GOD—William P. Young’s ‘The Shack’

posted by Ben Witherington

When a novel by an unknown Christian writer which is basically privately published, goes to the top of the NY Times fiction bestseller list, mostly on the basis of word of mouth, you know something is up. More particularly you […]


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