Christians, Jews, and Jesus


 Ben Witherington III

Ben Witherington is Amos Professor of New Testament for Doctoral Studies at Asbury Theological Seminary and also serves on the doctoral faculty at St. Andrews University in Scotland. He is one of the top New Testament scholars in the world and an elected member of the prestigious Society for New Testament Studies. Witherington has written over thirty books, including Jesus the Sage, Jesus and Money, and The Christology of Jesus. Two of his books, The Jesus Quest and The Paul Quest were selected as top biblical studies works by Christianity Today. Witherington has appeared on ABC, CBS, NBC, CNN, A&E, The History Channel, Discovery Channel, and the PAX Network.

Amy-Jill Levine

Amy-Jill Levine is University Professor of New Testament and Jewish Studies at Vanderbilt Divinity School and College of Arts and Science. She is also Affiliate Professor, Center for the Study of Jewish-Christian Relations, at Cambridge University (UK). Her books includeThe Misunderstood Jew: The Church and the Scandal of the Jewish Jesus; The Meaning of the Bible: What the Jewish Scriptures and the Christian Old Testament Can Teach Us; and The New Testament, Methods and Meanings. A self-described Yankee Jewish feminist, Professor Levine is a member of Congregation Sherith Israel, an Orthodox Synagogue in Nashville, although she is often quite unorthodox.