During the course of the next month, I will be sharing with you from time to time the results of my time in Turkey at archaeological sites in May 2009.   The first of these is a site south of Izmir (=Smyrna) that was part of the Ionian League, which is to say, part of…

Q: Tom you have been challenged repeatedly by some of yourReformed critics on the issue of imputed righteousness and the glory of God.Would you say these are the main problems when you have a discussion about justificationwith these critics?   A.Iwouldn’t say they are the two main problems, no. I set out what I see…

Cartoon courtesy of Signe Wilkinson. Read more Signe Wilkinson By now most of you will have heard that a doctor well known for performing late term abortions in some cases was murdered Sunday whilst ushering in his Lutheran Church in Kansas where he regularly attended.  Here is the link to the NY Times story. http://www.nytimes.com/2009/06/01/us/01tiller.html?th&emc=th…

The second Art West adventure, continuing in a series of archaeological thrillers is about to show up on Amazon and even cheaper at www.wipfandstock.com. The first novel, The Lazarus Effect has been receiving rave reviews, including from Anne Rice, and the pre-pub reviews of the second are just now rolling in.  Here is the first…

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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