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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

CFP: The Church and Early Christianity @HBU

The Department of Theology at Houston Baptist University is pleased to host a conference on “The Church and Early Christianity” on April 16-18, 2015. 138 more words

Conferences

Dr. Ben Witherington III on the Nature of Biblical Prophecy

Dr. Witherington, one of my NT professors in graduate school, has a good balance between a gentle approach and a scholar’s fortitude. Check out this seven minute video in which he tries to bring some order (to the force) of prophetic matters.

News Weak - The Problems with Mr. Eichenwald’s Article

Earlier this week, I referenced the Newsweek article entitled, “The Bible – So Misunderstood It’s a Sin.”  Here is a response from Ben Witherington that I believe will be helpful for those seeking a response to the criticism that the author aimed at the Bible’s credibility. 78 more words

Man Of Faith

Galatians For You & Other Resources

In the present sermon series in our church I am working through Paul’s letter to the Galatians.  Rather I should say “we” are working through the book of Galatians, as while I am preaching the bulk of the messages I am sharing the teaching with my Associate, Camper Mundy, and a couple of other pastors who are part of our church.   190 more words

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