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The church is the hope of the world

Ben Witherington interviews Scot McKnight on McKnight’s new book, A Fellowship of Differents. The interviews I’ve read sound great. This interview in particular draws out a connection between Christ and his Church I think we keep wanting to lose in our American culture. 234 more words

Church

Three Books: Three Reviews

Over the past few weeks, I have read three quite different books that I wish to bring to your attention.

The first is A Compact Guide to the Whole Bible… 600 more words

Book Reviews

Ben Witherington - God's Friday

Today, Western Christianity commemorates Good Friday, the day when our Saviour was crucified. There are not many people more qualified to talk about the excruciating pain of loosing one’s child as theologian Ben Witherington. 398 more words

Biblical

Larry Hurtado & Ben Witherington Discuss the Movie 'Apostle Paul: A Polite Bribe'

Scholars Larry Hurtado & Ben Witherington join Robert Orlando on stage for post screening discussion after watching Apostle Paul: A Polite Bribe in San Diego during SBL conference.

Biblical

Ben Witherington and Paul's Letter to the Romans (Reflections on Reflections on Romans)

A few days ago, I finally finished the last pages of Paul’s Letter to the Romans: A Socio-Rhetorical Commentary1, written by Dr. Ben Witherington III. 1,033 more words

What Have They Done With Jesus?

The men apparently thought that the women’s tale of a risen Jesus was nonsense, “an idle tale,” and “they did not believe them” (Luke 24:11). This is not surprising: women in that culture were generally considered too emotional or too illiterate to be valid witnesses.

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Christianity