New Testament scholar Ben Witherington III is Professor of New Testament Interpretation at Asbury Theological Seminary and on the doctoral faculty at St. Andrews University in Scotland. He is 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.
An ordained pastor in the United Methodist Church, he has written more than forty books, including The Paul Quest and The Jesus Quest, both of which were selected as top biblical studies works by Christianity Today. He has also written six commentaries and has made many appearances on radio and television programs, and is frequently featured on the History Channel, Discovery Channel, and other major networks.
A popular lecturer, Dr. Witherington, who has led numerous study tours through the lands of the Bible, is known for bringing the text to life through incisive historical and cultural analysis.