Dr. Ben Witherington, 2012
Dr. Ben Witherington, 2004
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 forty 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 Patheos 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.