Ben Witherington, III

Ben Witherington, III, is Professor of New Testament Interpretation at Asbury Theological Seminary, and on the doctoral faculty at St. Andrews University in Scotland. Before joining the faculty there he taught at Ashland Theological Seminary, Vanderbilt University, Duke Divinity School, and Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary. He earned his Ph.D. from the University of Durham, his M.Div. from Gordon-Conwell, and his B.A. from the University of North Carolina.


Volume 79

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Guests on Volume 79: Carson Holloway on why sociobiology and evolutionary psychology are inadequate bases for sustaining political ideals; Peter Augustine Lawler on why we are more than "individuals" narrowly defined; Hadley Arkes on the difference, in law, between evidence from social scientific data and moral truths; Ben Witherington, III on why The Da Vinci Code's implausible account of history seems credible to many people; Christopher Shannon on Ivan Illich (Medical Nemesis) and the loss of belief in the possibility that suffering can be meaningful; Roger Lundin on how nature and experience replaced revelation as a source of authority (and why they fail to serve as such), and on the necessity of humility in writing biographies.