Robert F. Boyd Institute

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Date: April 3-4, 2017

Presenter: Dr. Ben Witherington III

Topic: A Singular Jesus in a Pluralistic Culture

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About Dr. Witherington:

Ben WitheringtonBible 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.​

For more information about Dr. Witherington, please visit his website.

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Kelly Roenker
Virginia Wesleyan College
1584 Wesleyan Drive
Norfolk, VA 23502-5599
757.455.5709
kroenker@vwc.edu

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  • Take exit 282 to U.S. 13 N
  • Turn right on Wesleyan Drive
  • Turn right at the second traffic light (College Drive) on to campus
  • Turn left at the gate house, right at the traffic circle and left into the parking lot behind Boyd Dining Center

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