Bible scholar Dr. Ben Witherington III will present a lecture series at
Witherington is professor of New Testament interpretation at Asbury Theological Seminary in
Witherington has also taught at Ashland Theological Seminary,
Witherington has written more than 30 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 Beliefnet Web site.
On Sept. 8, Witherington will speak on “Gleanings from the Gospel of John.” The lecture begins at 9 a.m. in the Fletcher-Jones Building of First UMC. Lunch will be served at the break, and reservations are appreciated. This study will award continuing education units to the clergy (and laity who request it) with a CEU charge of $35 to include lunch. He will speak at the morning worship service on Sept. 9.
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