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A few years ago (March 2009) I was invited by Father Donald Nesti, director of the Center for Faith and Culture at St. Mary’s Seminary, Houston, TX, to give a lecture on Paul’s Gospel at St. Mary’s Seminary in Houston, Texas. I was one of four lecturers on the topic. The first lecture was by Ben Witherington, the second Carol Osiek, and the final lecture was given by Daniel Cardinal DiNardo (I think it was before he was Cardinal). It was a great experience for me. I thought I’d share the link with you. They did a marvelous job capturing the PowerPoint with the lecture. Comments are always welcome.
As the lead scholar on the The Voice Bible project, I try to keep up with what others have said or are saying about it. For some reason, however, I missed Dr. Ben Witherington’s review in February 2013 on “Patheos.” Professor Witherington is one of the top New Testament scholars in the world so I was anxious to see what sort of marks he would give it. Overall, I think he had a positive take on it. He took time to understand the missional mind and heart that was behind the project. He did, however, have some constructive criticism on how we handled Hebrews 12. After reading his thoughts, I’m inclined to agree and think I may suggest to Frank Couch at Thomas Nelson that we make a slight revision to that text. I’ve included a link below. His blog is certainly worth following.