While you may be amazed at this,  it is nonetheless true that when you survey the works of Biblical theology available to us, very seldom does the subject of a theology of work come up.  You look in vain for it in dictionaries, or the glossaries of major theologies and monographs. This is stunning consdering…

Picture courtesy of  http://images.google.com/imgres?imgurl=http://mycontemplations.files.wordpress.com/2009/03/burning_book.jpg&imgrefurl In the what’s the U.S. coming to department, we have now learned that the U.S Army has been burning Bibles in Aghanistan to prevent them from being given to Afghans and influencing them. This apparently has been going on for a while now and is not a recent development.  Here is…

One of the less well known museums in all of Turkiye (yes that’s the right spelling) is the one in the home city of the famous second century Christian and martyr Polycarp.  This museum is full of things found in the agora and elsewhere in Izmir, and it is especially helpful in creating a mental…

Yes that’s me with the reasonable facsimile of Payne Stewart at the most famous golf course in my home state of N.C.– Pinehurst No. 2.  In my once in a lifetime opportunity to play the course it was the coldest day on record in early April, and I nearly froze to death.  It was warmer…

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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