The process of translation revision is a grueling one, not least because English is a living language and the use and meaning of words keeps changing, and the finding of ancient texts with rare Greek usage keeps happening.    I remember once when a young girl who was reading the KJV came up to me…

I am happy to report that things have finally firmed up when it comes to filming the Hobbit (in two parts and in glorious 3-D).   The filming itself will begin in Feb. 2011 with the first film out in November 2012, and the second one thereafter.  The casting is also complete and includes  Martin Freeman…

The above is a picture of a Christian veteran in Lexington One of the truisms of history is that those who refuse to learn from the past, learn from the lessons of history, are doomed to repeat that past.   History never precisely repeats itself,  it is not cyclical, but nonetheless there is much to learn…

  There was a time when America had a love affair with trains, before the age when American families thought it was their birth-rite to own 2.5 cars. And so, for most of America, the passenger train went the way of the Edsel, and about at the same time as well. I remember in early…

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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