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September 2009 Archives

Deeper Connections (Part Two)– The Life of Jesus

posted by Ben Witherington

Fresh off the success of the first three Deeper Connections videos, Matt Williams and five additional NT scholars have provided us with three more in depth Bible study tools complimenting the first three.  The format is the same as the […]

The Pathological ‘Informant’

posted by Ben Witherington

The word unbelievable conjures up many images.  It could mean unbelievably good, or unelievably bad, or simply not credible. In the case of Mark Whitacre a real life corporate executive who had impressive Ivy League credentials, bio-chemistry skills, and multiple […]

Transfixed— A Sermon on Worship

posted by Ben Witherington

Here is a link to a sermon I preached in Auckland New Zealand last August.  See what you think. http://www.fileden.com/files/2009/3/3/2347628/Podcasts/020809%20Worship.mp3 The church you see above is a mission we visited in Wellington.This church is literally located in the parking lot […]

The Lost Symbol and the Browning of American Religion

posted by Ben Witherington

Its Number One on Amazon, and has gone to the top of several best seller lists, and the reviews are pouring in for Dan Brown’s latest blockbuster novel, sure to be made into a movie.  But even Mr. Brown’s fans, […]

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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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