<a href=”http://1.bp.blogspot.com/_MCBNSn1DlAU/SbxQybjhnYI/AAAAAAAACGo/51AFHOV9vsc/s1600-h/GC+426.jpg”> These picture were all from the recent ministry trip to Houston. The top picture is the beautiful dome in St. Mary’s Seminary where I lectured. The rest of the pictures are from the very fine exhibits at the Houston Museum of Fine Arts. There was a special exhibit on Bactria, Alexander the Great’s…

———— N.T. Wright’s “Surprised by Hope” has been called an instant classic, and now with two years of positive reviews under its belt, it was time to sit down with the Bishop and ask some follow up questions which arise from some of the things he has said in the book and some of the…

It sneaks up on you unawaresWhile you are preoccupiedIt catches you quite unpreparedEnthralled as you are in your pride. Blindsided, you flinch instinctivelyWhen suddenly you are accostedYou realize in an instance ‘it’s now…’Or else you’ve totally lost it. All those years of pure preparationAll those long times of careful thoughtHave arrived at this destinationSo why…

THE NEW TESTAMENT IN ANTIQUITY— G.M. Burge, L.H. Cohick, G. L. Green (Zondervan 2009). ‘Of the making of Introductions to the New Testament, there is no end, and much reading is a weariness of the flesh’ but not all Introductions are created equal. This particular Introduction seeks to thoroughly place the New Testament within its…

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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