N.B. The following is an excerpt from a book I am working on, on Money in the NT. Enjoy…..but take off your bling while reading it 🙂—————————- CHAPTER SEVEN: PAUL—ON WORK, REMUNERATION, AND THE LOVE OF MONEY “The rule is not to talk about money with people who have much more or much less than…

O.K., I did not see this story coming. It seems that in a desperate attempt to capture the Italian beach going public in August, nuns and priests are now transporting an inflatable ‘convent’, which blows up to 98 feet in length (now that’s a lot of hot holy air) to the beach where persons can…

It’s a sad truth, but nonetheless a truth, that the rock and roll era is mostly over, after a half a century of changing the landscape of popular music. I was fortunate enough to be along for the full ride, doing a lot of work in record stores, and going to a ton of great…

The following is a seminar paper presented by one of my doctoral students which I thought was a useful critique of Bart Ehrman’s popular work on ‘Lost Christianities.BW3 ALTERNATIVE VIEWS OF CANON AND CULTURE: AN ANALYSIS OF EHRMAN’S LOST CHRISTIANITIES SUBMITTED TO DRS. WARREN SMITH AND BEN WITHERINGTONIN PARTIAL FULFILLMENT OFNT805—THE EARLY CHURCH FATHERS AND…

Ben Witherington

Ben Witherington

Bible scholar Ben Witherington is Amos Professor of New Testament for Doctoral Studies at Asbury Theological Seminary and on the doctoral faculty at St. Andrews University in Scotland. A graduate of UNC, Chapel Hill, he went on to receive the M.Div. degree from Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary and a Ph.D. from the University of Durham in England. He is now considered one of the top evangelical scholars in the world, and is an elected member of the prestigious SNTS, a society dedicated to New Testament studies.

Witherington has also taught at Ashland Theological Seminary, Vanderbilt University, Duke Divinity School and Gordon-Conwell. A popular lecturer, Witherington has presented seminars for churches, colleges and biblical meetings not only in the United States but also in England, Estonia, Russia, Europe, South Africa, Zimbabwe and Australia. He has also led tours to Italy, Greece, Turkey, Israel, Jordan, and Egypt.

Witherington has written over thirty books, including The Jesus Quest and The Paul Quest, both of which were selected as top biblical studies works by Christianity Today. He also writes for many church and scholarly publications, and is a frequent contributor to the Beliefnet website.

Along with many interviews on radio networks across the country, Witherington has been seen on the History Channel, NBC, ABC, CBS, CNN, The Discovery Channel, A&E, and the PAX Network.

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