Campbellsville—Bible scholar Ben Witherington, who is Amos Professor of New Testament for Doctoral Studies at Asbury Theological Seminary and on the doctoral faculty at St. Andrews University in Scotland, will be the guest lecturer for the January Bible Study Preview at Campbellsville University Thursday, Aug. 6.
Witherington 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. He will lead the study of “Second Corinthians: The Church’s Ministry Handbook.”
Witherington will speak from 1:15 p.m. until 8 p.m. at The Gheens Recital Hall in the Gosser Fine Arts Center. Registration and fellowship begin at 12:30 p.m. Dinner will be from 5:45 p.m. until 6:45 p.m.
The cost is $15, which includes a meal catered by Brothers BBQ of Campbellsville.
A graduate of UNC, Chapel Hill, Witherington went on to receive the M.Div. degree from Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary and a Ph.D. from the University of Durham in England.
Witherington has also taught at Ashland Theological Seminary, Vanderbilt University, Duke Divinity School and Gordon-Conwell.
Witherington has written over 40 books, including “The Jesus Quest” and “The Paul Quest,” both of which were selected as top biblical studies works by Christianity Today.
To register, go to campbellsville.edu.jbs. For more information contact Sherry Bowen, secretary in the School of Theology, at firstname.lastname@example.org or (270) 789-5029. (CU)