The Bible and Culture

The Bible and Culture

June 2010 Archives

Brazilian Baby Dances (the Samba) for Joy

posted by Ben Witherington

The New Face of Evangelicalism

posted by Ben Witherington

There is a new program on ABC at 2:30p.m. on Tuesdays entitled Beliefs. Here is one of the episodes that alter reader Carey Hughes found.

Lands of the Bible—Sardis

posted by Ben Witherington

Without question one of my favorite sites to visit and revisit is Sardis, home of the fancy synagogue and even fancier gymnasium lovingly restored by a team from Harvard. The picture immediately above is of the Torah shrine portion of the […]

Lands of the Bible 2010–Laodicea and Hierapolis II

posted by Ben Witherington

Hierapolis, today known as Pammukale (cotton castle) has also been undergoing an upgrade including an upgrade of  imaginative  signs.  The town gets its modern name from the limestone cliffs that characterize the area and the hot springs that people since antiquity have […]


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