I’m grateful that Dr. Ben Witherington has taken the time to not only read my book, The Unseen Realm, but also to blog about it. Here is the first installment of his review, which took the form of an interview/exchange with me.
Ben is a well-known New Testament scholar who has made many contributions to biblical studies. In addition to his many books, Ben has been a regular blogger for years — one of those scholars that try to serve the non-specialist, a ministry that, as you all know, is close to my heart.1 Ben and I would of course have our interpretive differences, but he does exactly what I hoped scholars (especially in fields outside Hebrew Bible) would do — read the book through in a thoughtful way. To have a scholar of Ben’s stature enjoy the book and share it with his audience is gratifying.